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6-Bleeding Kansas

  1. Bleeding Kansas
    1. Objectives
      1. Explain how the Kansas-Nebraska Act impacted the settlers and legislators in Kansas
        1. Focus on the movement of people and not the violent actions for this objective
      2. Describe the actions that John Brown took in order to further his anti-slavery views
        1. Be sure to include John Brown’s Raid
          1. Explain his actions and why he took them
      3. Describe the impact of the caning of Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate
        1. Include both what actually happened and why Sumner was caned.


Related Files

Group 6 Storyboard (DOCX 14 KB)

Group 6 Notes Template (DOCX 13 KB)



Kansas-Nebraska Act
Bleeding Kansas
John Brown's Raid
Caning of Charels Sumner



Primary Source

Letter from Edward Bridgman