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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]] and by [[John Brown]].  The violence was the result of liberal southern democrats pouring in from [[Missouri]].
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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]] and by [[John Brown]].  The violence was the result of liberal southern democrats pouring in from [[Mississippi]].
 
   
 
   
 
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Revision as of 20:29, 2 September 2008

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. The violence was the result of liberal southern democrats pouring in from Mississippi.