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Bleeding Kansas - American History - About.com
Definition: Bleeding Kansas refers to the time between 1854-58 when the Kansas territory was the site of much violence over whether the territory would be free ...
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U.S. Civil War: Major Events Leading to War - American History
One of the most publicized events in Bleeding Kansas was when on May 21, 1856 Border Ruffians ransacked Lawrence, Kansas which was known to be a ...
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Popular Sovereignty - Definition - American History - About.com
... slavery should be allowed. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 was based on this idea. It set the stage for a situation that became known as Bleeding Kansas.
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Definition of Bleeding Kansas - 19th Century History - About.com
Bleeding Kansas was a term coined to describe the violent civil disturbances in the US territory of Kansas from 1854 to 1858. The violence was provoked by the ...
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Bleeding Kansas by Sara Paretsky - Book Review of Bleeding Kansas
'Bleeding Kansas' tells the story of the Grelliers, a farming family whose Kansas roots extend back to the fight over slavery. Though times have changed many of ...
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Kansas-Nebraska Act | 1854 Bill on Slavery - 19th Century History
Forces on both sides of the issue began arriving in Kansas, and outbreaks of violence resulted. The new territory was soon known as Bleeding Kansas, a name ...
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The Causes of the American Civil War - Military History - About.com
Causes of the Civil War: "Bleeding Kansas". Proposed by Sen. Stephen Douglas of Illinois, the Kansas-Nebraska Act essentially repealed the line imposed by ...
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/civilwar/a/CivilWarCauses.htm
John Brown and His Raid on Harpers Ferry - 19th Century History
In the 1850s the territory of Kansas was rocked by violent conflicts between ... The violence, which became known as Bleeding Kansas, was a symptom of the ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/americanoriginals/p/johnbrownbio.htm
Top 5 Causes of the Civil War Video
However, popular sovereignty would fail in the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. ... actions lead to an outbreak of fighting garnering the name 'Bleeding Kansas'.
http://video.about.com/americanhistory/Top-5-Causes-of-the-Civil-War.htm
U.S. History: 1850-1861, dred scot case, kansas nebraska act of 1854
Nov 1, 2006 ... I suppose you could talk about the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 and "Bleeding Kansas." These crises highlight things left out of the ...
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