Part 1: Kansas Mythology
Just as the Kansas-Nebraska Act spurred ... of Missouri did not elect a single avowed secessionist to the convention. Many if not most Missourians that suffered at the hands of marauding Kansans during the Civil War wanted nothing to do with either ...
The Crisis Years part II (1850-1860)
Many hoped the Compromise of 1850 would end the controversy ... Pierce signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act into law repealing the Missouri Compromise. The act immediately began to rip the country in two. The Whig Party did not survive the seismic event.
It's Still the Land of Lincoln
To quote one ... books he did read were the great, enduring ones. And those he made part of himself. With the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, the poisonous infection of slavery, which had been contained ever since the Missouri Compromise ...
Jayhawkers, Border Ruffians, and Bleeding Kansas — quite the adventure
Border Ruffians ... set up by the Kansas-Nebraska Act repeal of the ban on slavery in this northern part of the country from the “Missouri Compromise” of 1820. Countervailing pro-slavery Southern interests had less organizing to do, rallying their ...
The art of compromise
This isn't a condition solely of one political ... In the early part of the 19th century, most of the important political issues were solved through compromise. The Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Compromise of 1850, all kept ...