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'''Bleeding Kansas''' is the name given to a "civil war" that took place in [[Kansas]] in the early 1850s over the issue of [[slavery]]. It led to the [[Kansas-Nebraska Act]], which introduced the idea of [[popular soveriegnty]]. This did not immediately lead to peace, but beget further violence such as raids in [[Lawrence, Kansas|Lawrence]] and by [[John Brown]].
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'''Bleeding Kansas''' is the name given to a "civil war" that took place in [[Kansas]] in the early 1850s over the issue of [[slavery]]. It led to the [[Kansas-Nebraska Act]], which introduced the idea of [[popular sovereignty]]. This did not immediately lead to peace, but beget further violence such as raids in [[Lawrence, Kansas|Lawrence]] and by [[John Brown]].
  
 
[[Category: Kansas History]]
 
[[Category: Kansas History]]
 
[[Category: United States History]]
 
[[Category: United States History]]

Revision as of 18:13, 13 August 2007

Bleeding Kansas is the name given to a "civil war" that took place in Kansas in the early 1850s over the issue of slavery. It led to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which introduced the idea of popular sovereignty. This did not immediately lead to peace, but beget further violence such as raids in Lawrence and by John Brown.