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Pro-slavery forces went on the attack, burning Free-Soilers’ cabins, stealing their horses, and searching for John Brown. ” More than two hundred men were killed in Kansas in 1856. And the issue of slavery was still far from settled. , the Supreme Court was about to give the North and South something else to fight about. Here are the facts of the case: A black man named Dred Scott was enslaved, owned by a white army surgeon from Missouri, Dr. John Emerson. In the 1830s Emerson had taken Scott with him to a few army bases in Illinois and the Wisconsin Territory—areas where slavery was illegal.

Actually, lots of people. When Douglas went home to give a speech in Chicago, an angry crowd shouted at him for two solid hours, finally driving him off the stage. In Peoria, Illinois, people were calm enough to listen to Douglas’s defense of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Then a lawyer and former member of Congress named Abraham Lincoln rose to respond. Lincoln was so tall and skinny, people said it looked as if he unfolded as he stood up. ” Slavery was wrong, he argued, and they should not allow it to spread to new territories.

He got on a ship and sailed to Britain. Step 9: Write Books Henry Brown was lucky—most fugitives didn’t have rich friends to buy them tickets to Europe. Slave catchers stalked the streets of Northern cities, kidnapping escaped slaves and sometimes even African Americans born free in the North. A writer named Harriet Beecher Stowe was so mad, she had to do something. But what? ” Stowe began writing a book, working at night (after putting her six children to bed) at the kitchen table in her family’s house in Maine.

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