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  Pamphlet, "The Coming Struggle: or, Shall Kansas Be a Free or Slave State?"
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1856

This pamphlet, authored anonymously by "One of the People" directs the question "Slavery or Liberty?" primarily to a Northern audience. The context of the argument supports Kansas achieving status as a free state, though it pointedly states that "the Free States desire not to control the internal arrangements of their sister States; but while they are willing that State rights should be respected, they will not submit to the nationalization of Slavery".

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH C39 VLT
Item Number: 101986              Number of images: 11
Keywords: Catholic Church; Democratic Party (U.S.); Missouri compromise; National politics; Popular sovereignty; Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- ); Secession; Sectionalism (United States); Slavery
 
 

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