The Nebraska Kansas Act Of 1854

Author: John R. Wunder
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803248168
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The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854 turns upside down the traditional way of thinking about one of the most important laws ever passed in American history.

Blacks In The American West And Beyond America Canada And Mexico

Author: George H. Junne
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313312083
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The issue was the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Rosenberg, Norman L. "Personal
Liberty Laws and Sectional Crisis: 1850-1861." Civil War History 17 (1971).
Second swell of such laws came after the enactment of the Act. Russell, Robert
Royal. "The Issues in the Congressional Struggle over the Kansas-Nebraska Bill,
1854." Journal of Southern History 29 (1963). Wilson, Major L. "Of Time and the
Union: Kansas-Nebraska and the Appeal from Prescription to Principle." Midwest
Quarterly 10 ...

The World Of The American West A Daily Life Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440828601
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Garden in the Grasslands: Boomer Literature of the Central Great Plains. Lincoln:
University Press of Nebraska. Gates, Paul. 1954. Fifty Million Acres: Conflicts
Over Land Policy, 1854–1890. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Gates, Paul.
1979. History of Public Land Law Development. New York: Arno Press. Marsh,
George Perkins. 1864. Man and Nature. New York: Charles Scribner. McIntosh, C
. Barron. 1975. “Use and Abuse of the Timber Culture Act.” Annals of the
Association of ...

Sunflower Justice

Author: R. Alton Lee
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803248415
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In the Law in the American West series: Federal Justice in California: The Court
of Ogden Hoffman, 1851–1891 Christian G. Fritz Practicing Law in Frontier
California Gordon Morris Bakken A Germ of Goodness: The California State
Prison ... Jr. Slipping Backward: A History of the Nebraska Supreme Court James
W. Hewitt Law and Order in Buffalo Bill's Country: Legal Culture and Community
on the Great Plains, 1867–1910 Mark R. Ellis The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854
John R.

Empires Nations And Families

Author: Anne Farrar Hyde
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
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A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 Anne Farrar Hyde. Reid,John
Philip. Contested Empire: Peter Skene Ogden and the Snake River Expedition.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. Reno, Philip. “Rebellion in New
Mexico—1837.” New Mexico Historical Review 40 (July 1965): 197–210.
Rensink, Brendan. “Nebraska and Kansas Territories in American Legal Culture.”
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The American West

Author: Walter T. K. Nugent
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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As a sparsely populated territory adjacent to the Missouri counties with the
largest slave populations, Kansas was an obvious destination.13 After passage
of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, the territory attracted a small group of ardent
abolitionists who established Underground Railroad "stations" in the region.
Although only a minority of Euramericans approved of their actions, antislavery
partisans such as James H. Lane, James Montgomery, and John Brown, who
briefly resided ...

Making Of The American West

Author: Peter Mancall
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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137–154; Taylor 1999, p. 79). California was not the only Western state or
territory in which whites illegally kept slaves; some resided in the Oregon
Territory, which included present-day Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, and
Montana. In addition, Congress in 1854 passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Besides opening the territory to settlers, the law permitted the residents of the
area to decide through popular sovereignty whether to allow slavery. Finally, in
1857 the U.S. Supreme ...

Connecticut In The American Civil War

Author: Matthew Warshauer
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819571397
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87 Bruser, “Political Antislavery in Connecticut,” 116, 140; “Fugitive Slave Law,”
Hartford Daily Courant, October 4, 1850. In another article, the paper stated: “All
laws passed in constitutional form must be obeyed until they are repealed. Any
other course is criminal, and ... 90 Morrison, Slavery in the American West,
chapter 5; John R. Wunder and Joann M. Ross, eds., The Kansas-Nebraska Act
of 1854 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008). 91 “Speech of Mr. Truman
Smith,” ...

The Legacy Of Conquest The Unbroken Past Of The American West

Author: Patricia Nelson Limerick
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Paul, 188 Kansas. 92-93, 132 Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, 93 Kelley, William,
11o-11 Kennedy, John F., 323-24 Kent (Conn.), land speculation in, 68-69
Kimball, Spencer, 325-26 King, Clarence, 241-42 King, Joseph, 123 Knight,
Amelia Stewart, 52-53 Korematsu, 277 labor and laborers, 97-98, 133 and blacks
, 28o Chinese, 263-66, 267-G8 Hispanic, 244-46, 247-48, 256, 34o.341 laws,
1o8 unions, 1o8, 117-21 Lake Mohonk (N.Y.), 196 Lamar, Howard, 21-22, 31, 79-
8o, 84 Lamm, ...

Annals Of Iowa

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The work would be enlightening for anyone interested in the general history of
the frontier Midwest, educational history, or women's roles as they fit within the
framework of this period of Missouri history. The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854,
edited by John R Wunder and Joann M. Ross. Law in the American West Series.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xi, 220 pp. Maps, notes, appendix,
index. $30.00 paper. Reviewer James L. Huston is professor of history at
Oklahoma ...