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Stephen Douglass passes a bill to divide Kansas and Nebraska into two separate territories with popular sovereignty to decide whether they would become free or slave states.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act.
"Border Ruffians" rush to influence the future of Kansas and Nebraska in March 1855 when they held an election for territorial legislature.
Violence was used to gain Kansas. A proslavery group burned down an antislavery headquarter, destroyed two newspaper presses, and looted stores and homes on May 21, 1856.
The Sacking of Lawrence
The Pottawatomie Massacre
Once the news from Lawerence reached John Brown, he immediately took action and sought out his revenge.
Violence continues to breakout...
The territory of Kansas had become a violent battlefield that killed around 200 people.
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