Chapter 19 Drifting Toward Disunion

Chapter 19 Drifting Toward Disunion - Chapter 19 Drifting...

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Chapter 19 Drifting Toward Disunion A. Literacy 1. Harriet Beecher Stowe-Uncle Tom’s Cabin opened the north’s eyes to slavery. Also opened the eyes of Europe previously the south had thought that at least UK would help them because of their dependence on cotton. 2. Hinton Helper-Impending Crisis of the South- The planter aristocracy hated this book. B. Kansas 1. South-> Kansas slave 2. Anti-Slavery forces poured into Kansas 3. pro-slavery forces (a lot from Missouri) pour into Kansas. 4. Election held to set up the Kansas Territorial Legislature a. vote is held-> claims of fraud = result pro-slavery legislature-> is set up in Shawnee Mission b. anti-slavery cried foul Illegitimate legislature Set up there legislature in Topeka c. Lawrence was a antislavery -spark 5. John Brown Led forces against proslavery forces at Pottawatomie Creek 6. Kansas becomes a state
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a. create a state constitution- Lecompton Constitution b. pro-slavery wrote it so either version there would still be slavery. c. Douglas wasn’t happy though because he thought that popular sovereignty had been undermined. So he is the reason that Kansas got denied their statehood. Douglas was very popular in the
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 1120 taught by Professor Grigg during the Spring '08 term at UNO.

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