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Page 246 - And bid them speak for me: but were I Brutus, And Brutus Antony, there were an Antony Would ruffle up your spirits and put a tongue In every wound of Caesar that should move The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny.
Page 21 - Nebraska; and when admitted as a state or states, the said territory, or any portion of the same, shall be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their constitution may prescribe at the time of their admission...
Page 20 - March 6, 1820, which being inconsistent with the principle of non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the states and territories, as recognized by the legislation of 1850, commonly called the Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own...
Page 70 - By an organized movement, which extended from Andrew County in the north to Jasper County in the south, and as far eastward as Boone and Cole counties, companies of men were arranged in regular parties and sent into every council district in the Territory, and into every representative, district bat one. The numbers were so distributed as to control the election in each district. They went to vote, and with the avowed design to make Kansas a Slave State.
Page 106 - SEC. 9. If any person shall resist any officer while attempting to arrest any slave that may have escaped from the service of his master or owner, or shall rescue such...
Page 20 - ... act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the constitution of the United States. Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to revive or put in force any law or regulation which may have existed prior to the act of sixth March, eighteen hundred and twenty, either protecting, establishing, prohibiting, or...
Page 77 - ... he would take the oath, and upon his replying that he would if the judges required it, he was dragged through the crowd away from the polls, amid cries of " Kill the dó d nigger-thief," u Cut his throat," '* Tear his heart out,
Page 122 - Resolved, That we will endure and submit to these laws no longer than the best interests of the Territory require, as the least of two evils, and will resist them to a bloody issue so soon as we ascertain that peaceable remedies shall fail...
Page 47 - I advise you, one and all, to enter every election district in Kansas, in defiance of Reeder and his vile myrmidons, and vote at the point of the bowie-knife and revolver. Neither give nor take quarter, as our cause demands it. It is enough that the slaveholding interest wills it, from which there is no appeal.
Page 107 - Territory, any book, paper, magazine, pamphlet, or circular, containing any denial of the right of persons to hold slaves in this Territory, such person shall be deemed guilty of felony, and punished by imprisonment at hard labor for a term of not less than two years.

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JSTOR: The Newspaper Reporter and the Kansas Imbroglio
The Newspaper Reporter and the Kansas Imbroglio. Bernard A. Weisberger. The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 633-656. Mar., 1950. ... sici?sici=0161-391X(195003)36%3A4%3C633%3ATNRATK%3E2.0.CO%3B2-A

From LHNELSON@UKANVM.CC.UKANS.EDU Sat Apr 2 14:35:57 1994 A SHORT ...
Title: The conquest of Kansas, by Missouri and her allies. A history of the troubles in Kansas, from the passage of the organic act until the close of July, ... research/ kanhistory.m-z

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