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Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War

Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War

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The Civil War started in Kansas in 1856. It was initially fought in towns like Lecompton, Lawrence and Osawatomie. It was fought on battlefields like Black Jack. It was fought along creeks such as the Pottawatomie and the Marais des Cygnes. This book will discuss the background and key personages of Bleeding Kansas, and examine the various battles and massacres that were part of it. It will then view the aftermath of the conflict and its effect on the United States.Why was Eastern Kansas a battleground? There was really only one issue: should Kansas enter the Union slave or free? The populace wanted it to be free, but pro-slavery forces had other ideas.The book contains 59 illustrations.

  • | Author: Robert C. Jones
  • | Publisher: Independently published
  • | Publication Date: Feb 28, 2019
  • | Number of Pages: 168 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Paperback
  • | ISBN-10: 179840320X
  • | ISBN-13: 9781798403204
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