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15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
15 2 trouble in kansas
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  • 1. CHAPTER 15:A Divided Nation Section 2: Trouble in Kansas
  • 2. THE ELECTION OF 1852 Franklin Pierce (Democrat) defeatsWinfield Scott (Whig) • Because Pierce supported the Compromise of 1850
  • 3. “The slavery issue has been put to rest, an no sectional excitement may again threatenthe durability of our institutions”
  • 4. THE KANSAS – NEBRASKA ACT 1854 - South wants to open upmore land to popular sovereignty
  • 5. THE KANSAS – NEBRASKA ACT Congress passes the Kansas –Nebraska Act • Divides remainder of Louisiana Purchase into Kansas & Nebraska Territories • Popular sovereignty in both
  • 6. The Kansas – Nebraska Act
  • 7. KANSAS IS DIVIDEDAbolitionistand pro-slaverygroups rushsupportersto go live inKansas
  • 8. 1855 KansasElections
  • 9. KANSAS IS DIVIDED Pro-slaverygroups win theelection becauseof fraud Soabolitionistsform their owngovernment
  • 10. Topeka LecomptonTwo Capital Cities in Kansas
  • 11. Kansas Kansasabolitionist pro-slavery flag flag
  • 12. BLEEDING KANSAS Tensions rise and the two groupsbegin to fight
  • 13. Pro-slavery “sack” of Lawrence
  • 14. Abolitionist“Pottawatomie Massacre” led by John Brown
  • 15. BLEEDING KANSAS “Bleeding Kansas” is a statewidecivil war
  • 16. BLEEDING KANSAS Over 200 people were killed
  • 17. Pro-slavery Senator Preston Brooks beatsabolitionist Senator Charles Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate

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