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1 Violence in Kansas Pro-Slavery and anti-slavery groups sent people to Kansas for the big vote on slaveryPro-Slavery and anti-slavery groups sent people to Kansas for the big vote on slavery Pro-slavery people attacked an anti-slavery town-Lawrence, KansasPro-slavery people attacked an anti-slavery town-Lawrence, Kansas John Brown (anti-slavery) killed 5 Potawatomie Creek.John Brown (anti-slavery) killed 5 Potawatomie Creek. “Bleeding Kansas”“Bleeding Kansas”

2 Election of 1856 Democrats-James BuchananDemocrats-James Buchanan Republican-John C FremontRepublican-John C Fremont Buchanan wins and thinks the slave issue is about to end.Buchanan wins and thinks the slave issue is about to end.

3 The Dred Scott Decision Dred Scott-slave who sued for his freedom because he lived in a free state for 4 years. Supreme Court ruled against Scott African-Americans were not citizens-property Decision meant that slavery could exist in any US territory.

4 Lincoln-Douglas Debates Lincoln and Douglas both ran for the Illinois Senate seat in 1858.Lincoln and Douglas both ran for the Illinois Senate seat in Debates were about slavery in the territoriesDebates were about slavery in the territories Douglas-Popular SovereigntyDouglas-Popular Sovereignty Lincoln-slavery cannot spread into the territories.Lincoln-slavery cannot spread into the territories. Douglas won by a small margin.Douglas won by a small margin.


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