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Chapter 4- SS

Proslavery Supportive of the practice of slavery
Antislavery Opposed to practice of slavery
Jayhawker A free-soil guerrilla in KS and MO during border disputes
Bushwacker MO settlers raided antislavery settlements in KS
Border Ruffian MO settlers crossed to KS to influence the outcome of slavery issue in KS
Who was David Rice Atchison? A U.S. senator from Mo
Who was John Brown? Willing to use violence to end slavery
Who was Samuel Jones? Sheriff of Douglas County
Who was James Lane? U.S. representative from Indiana to vote for the KS-NE act
Who was Andrew Reeder? First territorial governor of KS
Who was Charles Robinson? First governor of KS
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe? An American abolitionists
Who was Henry Ward Beecher? An American Congregationalist clergyman
Who was Stephen A. Douglas? U.S. senator, losing to Abraham Lincoln in 1860 election
Who was Dred Scott? A slave who sued the government for his freedom
Who was Abraham Lincoln? 1. Antislavery Slavery 2. Ran against Douglas for senate and president
Popular Sovereignty The people vote to decide on an issue
The Underground Railroad Part of KS territory, network of save houses for slaves[secret]
What is a Census? A count of a population, recording various details
Pony Express Provided fast mail service
Fugitive Slave Act All citizens must assist in recovery of runaway slaves
Missouri Compromise Missouri[slave] and Maine[free] became states, banned slavery in the lands of Louisiana Purchase, north of 36,30 line
Compromise of 1850 1. California enters free state 2. Fugitive slave act adopted
KS-NE Act 1. KS and NE became a state 2. Popular Sovereignty decided
Why was it hard to make a government in Kansas Territory?
How did Kansas Territory gain the nickname "Bleeding Kansas"? National attention focused on violent confrontations
Why did Border Ruffian from Missouri vote in the election in Kansas?
Under what constitution did Kansas become a state? KS-NE Act
Created by: seyfertmj