Any runaway slaves that go to the north, must be returned to South and to their master.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
No more Missouri Compromise... the Kansas-Nebraska Act makes more sense!
The Border Ruffians
If the border ruffians want to vote illegally, we'll make a rival government to stand up for what we believe in!
The Fugitive Slave Act was passed in 1850 as one of the agreements in the Compromise of 1850.
The Sack of Lawrence
BURN IT TO THE GROUND!
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 allowed for new territories to decide if they were a free or slave state by popular sovereignty. The Kansas-Nebraska Act took over the Missouri Compromise, which designated a line of latitude to be the separation of free and slave states.
The Pottawatomie Massacre
The "Border Ruffians" came into Kansas and voted illegally, and set up a government. This got the anti-slavery people mad so they set up a rival government in Lawrence, Kansas.
Kansas Joins the Union
Since the public decided on the land being a free state, Kansas will enter the union as a free state and the 34th state.
In the town founded by anti-slavery northerner, a group of proslavery went to the town and burned it to the ground, including houses, antislavery headquarters, newspapers and printing presses.
On May 24th, 1856, John Brown (antislavery) got revenge on the proslavery group that burned down Lawrence by murdering them.
The will pay for what they did!
After a series of battles between the proslavery people and the abolitionists, Kansas was admitted into the union as the 34th state in the United States.