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fighting between pro-slavery and antislavery forces

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What lead the newspapers to speak of bleeding kansas in 1856?

Fighting between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces


What led newspapers to speak of Bleeding Kansas in 1856?

violent political confrontations between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces


How did the Kansas-Nebraska act lead to bleeding Kansas?

The Kansas-Nebraska Act also led to "Bleeding Kansas," a mini civil war that erupted in Kansas in 1856. Northerners and Southerners flooded Kansas in 1854 and 1855, determined to convert the future state to their view on slavery.


Term that described the prairie territory where a small scale civil war erupted in 1856?

Bleeding Kansas


What led the news papers to speak of bleeding Kansas in 1856?

Kansas was a new state, and Congress had allowed the local population to vote whether it should be slave or free. ('Popular Sovereignty') This attracted every bully-boy from both sides to cross into the state and intimidate voters. There was much bloodshed, and 'Bleeding Kansas' is viewed as a curtain-raiser for the Civil War.


What development was partly responsible for the violence in 1856 know as bleeding kansas?

The Kansas Nebraska act set up the situation leading to Brown and his sons killing people in Lawrence Kansas.


Which state experienced a small civil war in 1856?

Kansas was thrown into a violent period known as Bleeding Kansas on May 21, 1856, at the hands of anti-slavery advocates from Missouri. It would end with the institution of the Lecompton Constitution.


When did they start handing out newspapers in the US?

newspapers started in 1856


Term tha described the prairie territory where a small-scale civil war erupted in 1856?

Bleeding Kansas


What earned Kansas the nickname 'bleeding Kansas'?

Kansas earned the nickname bleeding Kansas because in may 1856 pro-slavery jurors charged antislavery leaders with treason. pro-slavery forces rode to Lawrence to arrest those charged. When they found the suspects had fled they burned the town


How did John Brown take part in Bleeding Kansas?

John Brown was against slavery in the United States. He advocated armed insurrection to overthrow slavery in the U.S. He led small groups of volunteers during the Bleeding Kansas crisis of 1856.


When was Bleeding Sumner?

1856.


Who led the group of antislavery supporters who were involved in the Pottawatomie Massacre in Kansas in 1856?

The abolitionist who led the antislavery settlers in the bleeding Kansas massacre was John Brown and his sons.


What happened in the town of Lawrence Kansas in May 1856?

What happened in the town Lawrence, Kansas in May 1856


The term refers to fighting between pro-slavery and anti-slavery groups in Kansas in 1856.?

Prior to Kansas joining the Union, the Kansas Territory was a hotbed of violence and chaos between anti-slavery and pro-slavery settlers. Kansas was known as Bleeding Kansas as these forces collided over the issue of slavery in the United States. The term "Bleeding Kansas" was coined by Republican Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune.


What was john browns role in Kansas?

John Brown was against slavery in the United States. He advocated armed insurrection to overthrow slavery in the U.S. He led small groups of volunteers during the Bleeding Kansas crisis of 1856.


2 events that led to the civil war?

Missiouri compromise -- 1820 compromise of 1850 fugitive slave law uncle toms cabin -- 1852 Kansas - Nabraska Act -- 1854 bleeding kansas -- 1855-1856 dread Scott case -- 1856 Lincoln duglas debates -- 1858 john brown and harpers ferry -- 1859


What was John Brown's role in the violence of Bleeding Kansas?

John Brown came to the Kansas Territory to fight slavery. In May 1856 John Brown led a group that killed several proslavery settlers near Pottawatomie Creek. In August 1856, Brown and his followers engaged 400 pro-slavery U.S. soldiers in the "Battle of Osawatomie".


What was John Brown's role in the violence that lead to bleeding Kansas?

John Brown came to the Kansas Territory to fight slavery. In May 1856 John Brown led a group that killed several proslavery settlers near Pottawatomie Creek. In August 1856, Brown and his followers engaged 400 pro-slavery U.S. soldiers in the "Battle of Osawatomie".


What did John Brown's role in the violence that led to Bleeding Kansas?

John Brown came to the Kansas Territory to fight slavery. In May 1856 John Brown led a group that killed several proslavery settlers near Pottawatomie Creek. In August 1856, Brown and his followers engaged 400 pro-slavery U.S. soldiers in the "Battle of Osawatomie".


What was john Brown's role in the violence that led to the bleeding Kansas?

John Brown came to the Kansas Territory to fight slavery. In May 1856 John Brown led a group that killed several proslavery settlers near Pottawatomie Creek. In August 1856, Brown and his followers engaged 400 pro-slavery U.S. soldiers in the "Battle of Osawatomie".


Which future state had a small civil war in 1856?

kansas


What future state experienced a small civil war in 1856?

Kansas


When did Charles Summer deliver his speech The Crime against Kansas?

1856


What were the causes of Bleeding Kansas in the middle of the 19th century?

After the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1856 was passed, citizens in US Territories could vote in advance of statehood on the issue of slavery. This was called "popular sovereignty" Since people in Kansas has widely conflicting views on slavery, many armed conflicts developed and many lives were lost.


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