The popular sovereignty process is what will bring about the solution to the controversy. The Kansas-Nebraska Act gave this power to the people of Kansas Territory, and makes the Lecompton Constitution an important document in the history of both Kansas and the United States.
Mar 05, 2014 · Chisholm v. Georgia was the first great constitutional case decided by the Supreme Court. In Chisholm, the Court addressed the fundamental question: Who is Sovereign? The People or the State? It adopted an individual concept of popular sovereignty rather than the modern view that limits popular sovereignty to collective or democratic self ...