Andrew Pickens Butler U.S. Senator from South Carolina from 1846 until his death in 1857 co-authored the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 with Senator Stephen Douglas undoing the Missouri Compromise which lead to battles between pro and anti-slavery forces in what was known as “Bleeding Kansas.” Butler also has a prominent connection to another famous event which is seen as an escalation of hostility which would eventually lead to the Civil War that being the… 746 more words