The Nebraska Kansas Act Of 1854

Author: John R. Wunder
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The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854 turns upside down the traditional way of thinking about one of the most important laws ever passed in American history.

Blacks In The American West And Beyond America Canada And Mexico

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Civil War History 17 (1971). Second swell of such laws came after the enactment
of the Act. Russell, Robert Royal. "The Issues in the Congressional Struggle over
the Kansas-Nebraska Bill, 1854." Journal of Southern History 29 (1963). Wilson ...

Sunflower Justice

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In the Law in the American West series: Federal Justice in California: The Court
of Ogden Hoffman, 1851–1891 ... Country: Legal Culture and Community on the
Great Plains, 1867–1910 Mark R. Ellis The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854 John R

Empires Nations And Families

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A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 Anne Farrar Hyde. Reid,John
Philip. Contested ... “Nebraska and Kansas Territories in American Legal Culture.
” In The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854, ed. John R. Wunder and Joann M. Ross.

The World Of The American West A Daily Life Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

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For example, this act did not require land claimants to live on their plots. This
made speculation relatively easy and convenient, leading many to believe that
everyone took advantage of the act. In 1883, the commissioner of the General
Land ...


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New York, Cambridge U. P., 2008, XIII-505 р, (Cambridge historical studies in
American law and society). 7134: MAIONE ... 2008, 68, 1, р. 80-108, 7140:
Nebraska-Kansas act (The) of 1854. ed. by John R, WUNDER and Joann M,
ROSS, Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 2008, XI-220 p. (Law in the
American West).

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The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854, edited by John R Wunder and Joann M. Ross
. Law in the American West Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
xi, 220 pp. Maps, notes, appendix, index. $30.00 paper. Reviewer James L.

The Oxford Companion To United States History

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By the 1830s hemp farming and the outfitting of settlers migrating west on the *
Santa Fe Trail had replaced the *fur trade as the region's major cash sources.
Kansas Territory opened to settlement in 1854, and Kansas City grew from a few
hundred residents to over 4,000 in 1860. ... on Territories reported a ''Nebraska
Bill'' that, with subsequent amendments, became the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Bowing to ...

The World Almanac Of The American West

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4 APRIL 1854 National An American Commission to Hawaii, headed by David L
Gregg, seeks meetings with King Kamehameha III to discuss possible ... 26
APRIL 1854 National Alarmed at the potential for the spread of slavery if the
Kansas-Nebraska Act is passed, a group of abolitionists in Boston form the ... Pro
-slavery forces are already taking claims and fighting each other without regard
for the law.

The American West

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Slavery was legal in only one other western territory — Utah — yet the historical
record is replete with accounts of black ... the largest slave populations, Kansas
was an obvious destination.13 After passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in
1854, ...