Bleeding Kansas and the Origins of the Civil War

Military history Professor Harry Laver argued that the 1856 battles in Kansas between abolitionists and pro-slavery forces marked the true… read more

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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Bleeding Kansas and the Origins of the Civil War

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Location:
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 04, 2018 | 10:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2018 | 7:07am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 04, 2018 | 10:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2018 | 2:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2018 | 4:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2018 | 1:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2018 | 5:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2018 | 1:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2018 | 7:07am EST | C-SPAN 3
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