The town of Lawrence being attacked by pro-slavery activist.This attack leads ransack of residences and burning down of buildings.
Three days later the town of Pottawatomie creek being revenge attached by anti-slavery activist lead by John Brown.
Oct 1856 the fuiding massicued claimed the lives of two hundred people. The divergent ideologies contribute emerging from the fighting contributes t to the civil war. The area was later repurposd as battle fild in the civil war.
Charles Sumner addressing the attacks in the speech of "The crime against Kansa" and portraying his anti-slavery views towards Preston Brooks.