Bleeding Kansas and the Origins of the Civil War
The Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence, Kansas hosted this event.
Military history Professor Harry Laver argued that the 1856 battles in Kansas between abolitionists and pro-slavery forces marked the true beginning of the American Civil War. Professor Laver also discussed the bloody 1856 caning of Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner by a pro-slavery South Carolina member of Congress on the U.S. Senate floor.
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