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What was “Bleeding Kansas”?

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Bleeding Kansas (or Bloody Kansas) was so named because of a series of violent events, involving anti-slavery Free-Staters and pro-slavery "Border Ruffian" elements, that took… place in the Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri roughly between 1854 and 1858.

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