Temperance was not an issue in bleeding Kansas. At the time, the temperance movement was still mostly concentrated in urban areas. Kansas during the period of "Bleeding Kansas" most certainly was NOT urban. "Bleeding Kansas", as it was called by… Full Answer
Kansas earned the nickname Bleeding Kansas during the series of events that led to the settlement of Kansas territory between 1853 and 1861. The events caused violence and blood shed, leading to the nickname.
It started being called that after a series of blooding riots during the battle of slavery and anti-slavery forces on the Kansas-Nebraska border in 1855, though the violence began in1854 and continued until about 1864.
"Bleeding Kansas" was a term coined and used by Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune to describe the violent hostilities between pro and antislavery forces in the Kansas territory during the mid and late 1850s.
The original Kansas Troubles quilt was created in 1850 during the period when Kansas was petitioning to become the 34th state in the union. The "troubles" related to whether Kansas would choose to be a slave-holding state or a "free"… Full Answer
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 resulted in armed conflict between pro-slavery people in Kansas and anti-slavery people there. The terms of Bleeding Kansas and Bloody Kansas in 1854 and the years prior to the US Civil War mean the same… Full Answer
In 1854, Congress passed the Kansas Nebraska Act. This called for the two territories of Kansas & Nebraska to hold elections as to whether they wished to be "fee" States or "slave" States when they entered the Union. So beginning… Full Answer