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Free State Kansas

  • Historical Controversies Podcast: Season 2

Tags U.S. History

01/10/2018Chris Calton

Season 2, Episode 11. After the Pottawatomie Massacre, Kansas continued to bleed through the summer of 1856. But as the country reacted to the 1856 election and the Dred Scott decision, the territory turned in favor of the Free State settlers and Kansas looked positioned to enter the country as a free state.

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