The Dred Scott Case
The Kansas-Nebraska Act nullified the Missouri Compromise of 1850. The new act left the decision on whether a state would be a free state or a slave state to the voters of the territory near to being a new US state. The one part of the Missouri Compromise that was not effected by the Kansas-Nebraska Act was the Fugitive Slave law.
The Dred Scott decision repealed the Missouri Compromise because it was said to deny a man's right to property and that it is unconstitutional. The decision legalized slavery everywhere, and the Missouri Compromise said that there equal free states and slave states, and so now all states are slave states.
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