History of Kansas: from the first exploration of the Mississippi valley, to its admission into the Union: embracing a concise sketch of Louisiana; American slavery, and its onward march; the conflict of free and slave labor in the settlement of Kansas, and the overthrow of the latter, with all other items of general interest
|Formatted Contents Note:||History of Louisana -- Introduction and establishment of African slavery in the United States against the wishes of the people -- Triumph of slavery in 1820 -- Triumph of slavery in the annexation of Texas -- Kansas-Nebraska Act -- An Act to organize the Territory of Kansas -- A survey of the battle field and the contestants before the conflict -- Pro-Slavery, emigration and Emigrant Aid Societies -- Free State emigration, hostile preparations, and the beginning of difficulties -- Inauguration of government -- Electing Territorial Legislature -- Territorial legislature-Governor Reeder goes to Washington -- Causes of Reeder's removal considered -- Free State Movements -- Beginning of the Wakarusa War -- Wakarusa War-Missouri's response -- Robinson and Lane -- Extermination -- Free State preparations and Proclamation of the President -- The siege of Lawrence -- The sack of Lawrence -- Difficulties at Leavenworth -- "Old Brown's" warfare -- Relief for Kansas and the dispersion of the legislature -- Governor Geary -- The courts -- Lane's Northern Army -- Peace-Arrest of the Free State Legislature -- Lecompton Constitutional Convention -- Troubles in South-eastern Kansas -- The drouth.|
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|Subject:||Kansas History 1854-1861
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584 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates 23 cm
- Publisher: Lafayette, Ind., James, Emmons & Co., 1868.
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