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abolitionist a person who wanted to bring about the immediate end of slavery
anti slavery opposed to practice of slavery
Border Ruffian Missouri settlers who crossed into Kansas to influence the outcome of the slavery issue in Kansas
bush whacker Missouri Settlers who raided anti-slavery settlements in Kansas
demographic relating to the study of the characteristics of human populations
expansionist the practice or policy of territorial or economic expansion
Free-Stater a settler who believed Kansas should not allow slavery
Indentured Servant a person who is bonded or contracted to work for another for a specified time
Jay Hawker a free-soil or unionist guerrilla in Kansas and Missouri during the border disputes
Martyr one who chooses to suffer death ´rather than renounce his or her belief
Popular sovereignty the concept that political and legislative power resides with the citizens
Pro Slavery supportive of the practice of slavery
repeal to revoke
seige the surrounding and blockading of a city or town by an army attempting to capture it
servitude a subjection to an owner or master
Speculator someone who invests financially in something, with the possibility of great gains or losses
transcontinial spanning or crossing a continent
Treason violation allegiance towards one´s country
unconstitutional not in accord with principal´s set forth in the Constitution of a nation or state
David Rice Atchison mid
John Brown
Charles Sumner
Andrew H Reeder
pro-slvery towns Leavenworth and athison
anti-slavery towns Lawrence and Topeka
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