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Bleeding Kansas - American History From About
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
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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Franklin Pierce Biography and Presidency
The Kansas-Nebraska Act gave the settlers in the newly organized territories of ... and anti-slavery forces would cause the region to be named 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
Sara Paretsky, known for her bestselling novels set in Chicago, has turned her focus to Kansas, her home state, for her latest novel. Bleeding Kansas tells the ...
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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 Stephen Douglas of Illinois, the Kansas-Nebraska Act essentially repealed the line imposed by ...
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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 ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/slaveryinamerica/a/KansasNebraska.htm
Definition of Lecompton Constitution
The issue of Lecompton, which included the issue of whether Kansas would be ... Bleeding Kansas: When the Fight Over Slavery Became Violent · 9 Key Events ...
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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 ...
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Popular Sovereignty - Definition - American History From About
... 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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