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He returned to politics to oppose the pro-slavery Kansas Nebraska Act ( 1854 ); this law repealed the slavery-restricting Missouri Compromise ( 1820 ).
The Whigs had been irreparably split by the Kansas Nebraska Act.
* 1943 Bob Kerrey, American politician, 35th Governor of Nebraska
* 1966 Braniff Airlines Flight 250 crashes in Falls City, Nebraska killing all 42 on board.
The state legislature had passed resolutions instructing their representatives in Washington to support pro-slavery and popular sovereignty measures such as the LeCompton Constitution and the Kansas Nebraska Act.
* 1874 The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.
Final Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1972 2008 ( University of Nebraska Press, 2010 ) 344 pp. ISBN 978-0-8032-5965-2
Janssen was born as David Harold Meyer in Naponee, Nebraska to Harold Edward Meyer, a banker ( May 12, 1906 November 4, 1990 ) and Berniece Graf ( May 11, 1910 November 26, 1995 ).
* 2007 Westroads Mall massacre: A gunman opens fire with a semi-automatic rifle at an Omaha, Nebraska mall, killing eight people before taking his own life.
Edgerton was born in Fremont, Nebraska on April 6, 1903, the son of Mary Nettie Coe and Frank Eugene Edgerton, a direct descendant of Richard Edgerton, one of the founders of Norwich, Connecticut and a descendent of Governor William Bradford ( 1590 1657 ) of the Plymouth Colony and a passenger on the Mayflower.
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The Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854 () created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 by allowing settlers in those territories to determine through Popular Sovereignty whether they would allow slavery within each territory.
The initial purpose of the Kansas Nebraska Act was to open up many thousands of new farms and make feasible a Midwestern Transcontinental Railroad.
The house leadership then began a series of roll call votes in which legislation ahead of the Kansas Nebraska Act was called to the floor and tabled without debate.
Sen. Stephen A. Douglas and former Illinois Congressman Abraham Lincoln aired their disagreement over the Kansas Nebraska Act in three public speeches during September and October 1854.
The Kansas Nebraska Act divided the nation and pointed it toward civil war.
simple: Kansas Nebraska Act
* The complete text of the Lewis and Clark Journals online, University of Nebraska Lincoln
* Full text of the Lewis and Clark journals online edited by Gary E. Moulton, University of Nebraska Lincoln
*** Territory of Nebraska, 1854 1867
* Kenneth M. Pollack, Arabs at War: Military Effectiveness 1948 91, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 2002, ISBN 0-8032-3733-2

Nebraska and March
She was born in Hamilton County, Nebraska on Sept. 8, 1903 and died on March 9, 2002 in Charlestown, South Carolina.
On March 17, 1910, after two failed attempts to curb Cannon's absolute power in the House, Nebraska Representative George Norris led a coalition of 42 progressive Republicans and the entire delegation of 149 Democrats in a revolt.
* March 1 Nebraska is admitted as the 37th U. S. state.
( A physical connection between Omaha, Nebraska and the statutory Eastern terminus of the Pacific road at Council Bluffs, Iowa located immediately across the Missouri River was also not finally established until the opening of UPRR railroad bridge across the river on March 25, 1873, prior to which transfers were made by ferry operated by the Council Bluffs & Nebraska Ferry Company.
Matlock's most frequent prosecutorial adversary was Nebraska native Julie March, played by Julie Sommars.
On March 14, 1855, Tekamah became an incorporated city by an act of the first territorial legislature of Nebraska.
Governor Robert Furnas of Nebraska issued the first Arbor Day Proclamation on March 31, 1874.
On March 24, 1910, a post office charter was issued for Bismark, a name chosen by the Dierks brothers, company founders, for a Nebraska town where they formerly operated a lumber outlet.
A quiet town founded on March 18, 1902 by George Finley, a farmer who relocated to the area from Nebraska.
Cody was active in the concordant bodies of Freemasonry, being initiated in Platte Valley Lodge No. 32, North Platte, Nebraska, on March 5, 1870.
Tim Miles was hired on March 24, 2012 as the next head men's basketball coach at Nebraska.
The goldenrod is the state flower of the U. S. states of Kentucky ( adopted March 16, 1926 ) and Nebraska ( adopted April 4, 1895 ).
Robert Berkey Crosby ( March 26, 1911 January 7, 2000 ) was an American Republican politician who served as the 27th Governor of Nebraska from 1953 to 1955.
On 7 March 1945, soldiers of the 27th Armored Infantry Battalion, led by Lieutenant Karl H. Timmermann, from West Point, Nebraska, approached the bridge, and found it standing.
Nebraska ( March 20, 2010 ), Oregon ( March 28, 2010 ), Arizona ( April 18, 2010 ), Maine ( May 9, 2010 ), Colorado, and South Dakota ( the latter two on May 16, 2010 ) also have joined Mega Millions since the expansion.
The Territory of Nebraska was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854, until March 1, 1867, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Nebraska.
McPherson County, Nebraska, and Fort McPherson National Cemetery, located near Maxwell, Nebraska, were named in his honor, and the National Cemetery was established on March 3, 1873.
Later in March, Nebraska, then Oregon, also joined Mega Millions ; Arizona followed on April 18, with Maine joining Mega Millions on May 9.
In March 2004, Bank of the West announced the purchase of Community First Bankshares, a bank holding company that operated Community First National Bank, headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, which had 155 offices in 12 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The C-47 was en route from Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska to March Air Force Base near Riverside, California when it struck the mountain at night in the middle of a storm.

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