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Chapter 4 Review

Vocab, people, and events of Chapter 4 in Kansas History!

Antislavery Kansans that made raids on proslavery Missourians. Jayhawkers
Someone who is opposed to slavery. Antislavery
Missourians who crossed the border and voted illegally. Border Ruffians
Proslavery Missourians who made raids on antislavery Kansans. Bushwackers
Someone who is supportive of slavery. Proslavery
A. Proslavery Sherriff of antislavery town of Lawrence. Samuel Jones
Elected governor at Topeka Convention and later arrested for treason by proslavery supporters. Charles Robinson
First territorial governor of Kansas Territory. Andrew H. Reader
Author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” Harriet Beecher Stowe
Senator from Illinois, played major role in Kansas-Nebraska Act. Stephen A. Douglas
A slave who sued U.S. government for freedom Dred Scott
Antislavery supporter who organized 400 settlers to settle in Kansas Territory – called his “army”. James Lane
An abolitionist who was willing to use violence to end slavery. Famous for Pottawatomie Massacre and Battle of Osawatomie. John Brown
A Senator from Missouri who encouraged Missourians to illegally vote in Kansas. David Rice Atchison
A minister who created a Bible and rifle company. Henry Ward Beecher
Which Kansas constitution was accepted and eventually passed by Congress? Wyandotte Constitution
Why did Kansas Territory get the name "Bleeding Kansas"? Because of the violent confrontations
This compromise added Maine as a free state, Missouri as a slave state, and banned slavery north of the 36,30 latitude line. Missouri Compromise
This compromise added California as a free state and adopted the Fugitive Slave Act Compromise of 1850
This law gave popular sovereignty to the people of each territory Kansas-Nebraska Act
What is it called when the people get to decide on the issue of slavery? Popular Sovereignty
What was the Pony Express? An improvement on communication and transportation of mail
Attempts to organize a government in Kansas Territory were difficult because: Both the antislavery and proslavery forces wanted control of the government.
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