The Nebraska Kansas Act Of 1854

Author: John R. Wunder
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
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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
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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
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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.
Lincoln: ...

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

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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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 Office, N. C. ... Speculation in land was very much a part of the
economic culture of the American West. Land auctions were a breeding ground
for loan sharks ... During the early period of Kansas's statehood, land-grant rivals
competed over the routes of railroads. The placement of railroads was strategic
for speculators.


Author: Massimo Mastrogregori
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MUSACCHIO (Aldo), Can civil law countries get good institutions? Lessons from
the history of creditor rights and bond markets in Brazil. Journal of economic
history, 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). 7141: ORTOLANI (Marc). L'
empoisonnement à Nice sous la Restauration: enquête judiciaire et expertise

The Oxford Companion To United States History

Author: Paul S. Boyer
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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 ...

Connecticut In The American Civil War

Author: Matthew Warshauer
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87 Bruser, “Political Antislavery in Connecticut,” 116, 140; “Fugitive Slave Law,”
Hartford Daily Courant, October 4, 1850. In another article, the paper stated: “All
laws passed in constitutional form must be obeyed until they are repealed. Any
other course is criminal, and ... 90 Morrison, Slavery in the American West,
chapter 5; John R. Wunder and Joann M. Ross, eds., The Kansas-Nebraska Act
of 1854 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008). 91 “Speech of Mr. Truman
Smith,” ...

The American West

Author: Walter T. K. Nugent
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Slavery was legal in only one other western territory — Utah — yet the historical
record is replete with accounts of black bond servants held illegally throughout
the region.11 Western slaveholders did not anticipate the role that a dedicated
minority ... As a sparsely populated territory adjacent to the Missouri counties with
the largest slave populations, Kansas was an obvious destination.13 After
passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, the territory attracted a small group
of ardent ...

The Lincoln Douglas Debates

Author: Abraham Lincoln
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the occupation of the American West by a self-governing people of European
ancestry, before which all other issues, including slavery, were simply
subordinate. In Congress he was in the ... In this wise, Douglas's authorship of
the Kansas-Nebraska Act early in 1854 was entirely consistent with his already
established priorities. He believed that those two ... Accordingly, he incorporated
the same stipulation in the new legislation for Kansas and Nebraska. However,
this provision for ...