It would allow slavery to spread north of the line established by the Missouri compromise. - Novanet
two opposing governments were established in kansas: proslavery and antislavery
(novanet) most crops were tended with slave labor
Slavery was an issue that contributed to the event of Bleeding Kansas. Bleeding Kansas was also known as the Bloody Kansas war.
He would not interfere with slavery in the states where it already existed.
Because John Brown was outnumbered and he should have had a lot more people to start with. Few black or white Americans were prepared to join a rebellion led by a fanatical abolitionist.
Slave ownership in territories could be decided by popular sovereignty (Novanet Answer)
Taney led the U.S. Supreme Court as Chief Justice in the Dred Scott decision.
The Republican Party
William Lloyd Garrison
One reason that the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin infuriated people in the South was that southerners felt that it was an inaccurate depiction of Southern life (Stowe had never been to a Southern plantation).