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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. Cover Image Book Book

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

Holloway, John N. (Author).

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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
Kansas
Genre: History.

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  • Physical Description: 584 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates 23 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Lafayette, Ind., James, Emmons & Co., 1868.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kansas.

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State Library of Kansas 978.1 Hol 1868 35141002149806 General Collection Available -

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