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Kansas

Kansas

Here’s Where Some Say the American Civil War Really Started

Here’s Where Some Say the American Civil War Really Started
Kansas, Bloody Kansas. Men murdered in cold blood, others wounded or beaten, a town sacked, buildings burned, homes looted, women robbed - and all of this even before the American Civil War began.

For seven years, from 1854 until 1861, pro-slavery, anti-slavery and free-state advocates in Territorial Kansas battled each other in words, politics and violence.
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