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may 21, 1856 - Sack Of Lawrence

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After Kansas became a territory, there was fighting over whether slavery should be allowed to expand into Kansas Territory. Proslavery men burned Lawrence and threw a printing press in the Kansas River. Fighting continued in the territory, which led to Kansas’ nickname, “Bleeding Kansas.”

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may 21, 1856
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~ 168 years ago

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