Chapter13_Broken_Bonds_1855_-_1861 - Chapter 13 Broken Bonds 1855 1861 Uncle Toms Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Most powerful and most read antislavery

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Chapter 13 Broken Bonds, 1855 - 1861 Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Most powerful and most read antislavery work Abolitionists grow “Bleeding Kansas” Popular sovereignty begets violence proslavery - Lecompton Free soil residents - Lawrence “Bleeding Kansas” - Violence occurs between proslavery and antislavery groups (ex. Burning Lawrence and Pottawatomie Massacre) “Bleeding Sumner” – violence in Congress The Lecompton Constitution Pro slavery delegates create it with slavery and free soil residents refuse to vote Buchanan for it, Douglas says need fair election (shows split in Democratic Party) Majority of settlers for free soil – Lecompton Constitution rejected – stays territory Kansas becomes a state in 1861 after many southern states gone Dred Scott Decision Dred Scott – a slave who sued for his freedom because his master had taken him into free territory U.S. Supreme Court decision

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