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Chapter 4/ss

Bushwacker A Missourian who led raids into Kansas during Bleeding Kansas
Border ruffian a Missourian who voted illegally on the issue of slavery in Kansas to influence the outcome
Jayhawker led raids against Missouri
Proslavery for slavery
Antislavery not for slavery
David Rice Atchison missouri senator who encouraged missourians to vote illegally
John Brown used violence to end slavery
Samuel Jones the sheriff of Douglas county who burned down Lawrence (which is in Douglas county)
andrew reeder first governor of the Kansas territory.(territorial governor)
Charles Robinson first governer of kansas
Stephen A. Douglas caused the kansas nebraska act
Dred Scott slave who sued government for freedom and they said african americans were not citezens
Abraham Lincoln president during the civil war
Popular Sovereignty when the people vote
The Underground Railroad a network of houses that helped slaves get to freedom
Census counting people and demographics
Pony Express fast mail delivery by people riding on horses
Fugitive Slave Act you had to return slaves to there owners even if they got into a free state
Missouri Compromise no slavery above the 36 30 line, and missouri became a slave state and maine became a free state.
Compromise of 1850 california is added as a free state plus fugitive slave act
why was it hard to make a government in Kansas Territory? Proslavery and Antislavery disagreed
How did Kansas Territory gain the nickname “Bleeding Kansas”? The violent events
Kansas-Nebraska Act Kansas and Nebraska got popular sovereignty over the issue of slavery and it repealed the Missouri compromise
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