The Civil War 10-16 Notes - 19\"Bleeding Kansas ~Nebraska voted against slavery ~Kansas voted for slavery*majority of the people were against slavery

The Civil War 10-16 Notes - 19"Bleeding Kansas ~Nebraska...

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19. "Bleeding Kansas" ~Nebraska voted against slavery ~Kansas voted for slavery *majority of the people were against slavery * thousands of slave-holding Missourians ~mini Civil War in Kansas *Sack of Lawrence `May 24, he killed 5 pro slavery settlers `he believed he was doing God's will *John Brown's retaliation ~preview of things to come 20. Sumner-Brooks Affair- 1856 ~Charles Sumner *anti-slavery senator from Massachusetts *delivered a 5 hour speech called "The Crime Against Kansas" *condemned the South for plotting to expand slavery into Kansas ~Preston Brooks *Congressman from South Carolina *he was the nephew of one of the men that Sumner called out *Brooks beat Sumner while he was working at his desk, did not kill him but it took Sumner 3 full years before he could return to the senate ~in the North Sumner is seen as a martyr, in the South Brooks is seen as a hero 21. Dred Scott Case- 1857 ~after his master died; was a slave that sued for is freedom based on the face that he lived for many years where slavery was outlawed under the Missouri Compromise ~went all the way to the Supreme Court (which was largely Southern) ~the Court's decision *they decided that slaves are not citizens therefore they don't have the right to sue

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