Study Guide

Kansas-Nebraska Act People

By U.S. Congress

Stephen Arnold Douglas

Senator Stephen Douglas accomplished a bunch of noteworthy things during his life, but he's...

Franklin Pierce

Work-life balance wasn't really a thing people talked about back in the 1840s. If it had been,...

Andrew Horatio Reeder

If we had to sum up Andrew H. Reeder's gubernatorial legacy using three key phrases, they would...

William Walker, Jr.

William Walker was not your typical 1850s American statesman.First of all, he was Native...

Francis Burt

Francis Burt's career as the first official Governor of Nebraska was short-lived. Really...