Bleedin’ Kansas!

Or at least bloody Kansas. This week’s video is one my mom will likely find interesting. Hi, mom!

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One Response to “Bleedin’ Kansas!”

  1. Susan Says:

    Yes, the Badger’s abolitionist great-great-great grandfather owned land in Kansas just four miles from pro-slavery Missouri, and just seven miles from a cabin owned by John Brown. From the mid-1850s until the Civil War, Kansas was at the heart of the bloody battle over slavery. “Bleeding Kansas” and its history gave us the terms bushwacker and jayhawker — those who supported or opposed slavery, respectively.

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