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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Pamphlets related to the extension of slavery and the Kansas-Nebraska dispute [Decimalized .01-.20]
|The border ruffian code in Kansas
|Greeley & McElrath (1841-1866)
|Published by the Tribune Office in New York City. Includes an examination of the "The character of the Code of pretended Laws enacted by the bogus Territorial Legislature of Kansas- a Legislature notoriously forced upon the people of that territory, at the hands of invading ruffians from Missouri, using the persuasive arguments of the Bowie-Knife and Revolver..." Includes a presentation of the Presidential platforms of 1856 and the acceptance speeches of John C. Fremont, James Buchanan, and Millard Fillmore for their respective nominations. Final page displays a map of the United States with shading to indicate slave states, free states, and territories.
|Politics President Government and Civics Slavery African American History Abolition Westward Expansion Election Missouri Compromise Statehood Bleeding Kansas Law Mobs and Riots Weaponry
|Fre´mont, John Charles (1813-1890) Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)
|New York, New York
|African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Law; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
|The Kansas question. Speech of Hon. Thomas Bocock, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, March 8, 1858.