The Nebraska Kansas Act Of 1854

Author: John R. Wunder
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803248168
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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

Author: George H. Junne
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313312083
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The issue was the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Rosenberg, Norman L. "Personal
Liberty Laws and Sectional Crisis: 1850-1861." 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, Major L. "Of Time and the
Union: Kansas-Nebraska and the Appeal from Prescription to Principle." Midwest
Quarterly 10 ...

Sunflower Justice

Author: R. Alton Lee
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803248415
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In the Law in the American West series: Federal Justice in California: The Court
of Ogden Hoffman, 1851–1891 Christian G. Fritz Practicing Law in Frontier
California Gordon Morris Bakken A Germ of Goodness: The California State
Prison ... A History of the Nebraska Supreme Court James W. Hewitt Law and
Order in Buffalo Bill's Country: Legal Culture and Community on the Great Plains,
1867–1910 Mark R. Ellis The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854 John R. Wunder and
Joann M.

Empires Nations And Families

Author: Anne Farrar Hyde
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803224052
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A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 Anne Farrar Hyde. Reid,John
Philip. Contested Empire: Peter Skene Ogden and the Snake River Expedition.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. Reno, Philip. “Rebellion in New
Mexico—1837.” New Mexico Historical Review 40 (July 1965): 197–210.
Rensink, Brendan. “Nebraska and Kansas Territories in American Legal Culture.”
In The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854, ed. John R. Wunder and Joann M. Ross.
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The World Of The American West

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136931600
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Law (continued) Edmunds Act of 1882 222 Endangered Species Act of 1973
342,258 Groundwater law 331–3 Harris v. Laveen (1948) 592 Heydenfeldt,
Solomon 536 Homestead Act of 1862 337 Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 586
–91 Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 511 Lacy Act of 1900 40 Land Ordinance of
1785 495–6, 501 Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock (1903) 504 Major Crimes Act of 1885
504, 579 Mexican land grants 253 Morrill Act of 1862 400–1 Mosk, Stanley 487
Newlands ...

The Oxford Companion To United States History

Author: Paul S. Boyer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195082095
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Together with the Missouri Pacific connection to St. Louis (1865) and the Kansas
Pacific connection to Abilene (1867), this made Kansas City a major transfer
point and railroad hub for the *Middle West. ... Hence, in January 1854, Senator
Douglas's Committee on Territories reported a ''Nebraska Bill'' that, with
subsequent amendments, became the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Bowing to pressure
from his party's powerful southern wing, but fully expecting that climate would
exclude slavery ...

Annals Of Iowa

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The work would be enlightening for anyone interested in the general history of
the frontier Midwest, educational history, or women's roles as they fit within the
framework of this period of Missouri history. 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. Huston is professor of history at
Oklahoma ...

An Unspeakable Sadness

Author: David J. Wishart
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803297951
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On May 30, 1854, after a decade of political maneuvering over issues of slavery
and western railroad routes, the Kansas-Nebraska Act became law, thereby
creating the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. Settlers had difficulty restraining
... In swollen communities up and down the western borders of Iowa and Missouri
, petitions were drawn up urging the immediate cancellation of the Indians' title to
the land and its opening to American settlement. Nebraska balls were held nearly

The World Almanac Of The American West

Author: John Stewart Bowman
Publisher: Pharos Books
ISBN: 9780886872731
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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 annexation
of Hawaii by the United States to prevent any threat from foreigners. By the end of
the year, though, the king receives reassurance that the major powers will
guarantee Hawaii's freedom, so the issue of annexation dies. 26 APRIL 1854
National Alarmed at the potential for the spread of slavery if the Kansas-
Nebraska Act is ...

Encyclopedia Of Immigration And Migration In The American West

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265348
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research guide, 2:744 Tombstone, Arizona, 2:623 Virginia City, Montana, 2:661–
662 women's role, 1:241–242 Jicarilla Apache, 1:21, 25–26, 2:594–595, 645–
646 Jim, Mary, 2:519 Jim Crow laws, 2:602 Jimsonweed, 1:360 J. Neils Lumber
... 1:1, 2:482–483, 602–603 Gilead, 1:281–282 research guide, 2:745 Topeka, 2:
625–628 Wichita, 2:684–686 Kansas Freedman's Relief Association, 2:626–628
Kansas Freedmen's Association, 2:685 Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), 2:625
Kansas ...