Bleeding Kansas - Bleeding Kansas-race between northerners and southerners to settle Kansas first-People from slave state Missouri poured into Kansas to

Bleeding Kansas - Bleeding Kansas-race between northerners...

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Bleeding Kansas -race between northerners and southerners to settle Kansas first. -People from slave state Missouri poured into Kansas to vote in the election (massive fraud) -advocated longer years in America before citizenship, anti-Catholic etc. -appealing the native-born American workers. -rising sectional tensions and adopted proslavery platform (Declined) -proslavery forces expelled free-state members and enacted a strict legal code. -free-staters organized a separate government, drafted a state constitution prohibiting slavery and asked Congress to admit Kansas as a free state. Caning of Charles Sumner -Republican Charles Sumner delivered a speech condemning slavery. -Preston Brooks from South Carolina attacked Sumner and was lionized as a hero. -breathed life into the Republican Party who talked about the Slave Power.

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