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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
899 William E. Stanley1899 to — United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. James H. Lane37th to 39th1861 to 1866 Samuel C. Pomeroy37th to 43d1861 to 1873 Edmund G. Ross39th to 41st1866 to 1871 Alexander Caldwell42d1871 to 1873 Robert Crozier43d1873 to 1874 James M. Harvey43d to 44th1874 to 1877 John J. Ingalls43d to 51st1873 to 1891 Preston B. Plumb45th to 52d1877 to 1891 William A. Peffer52d to 55th1891 to 1897 Bishop W. Perkins52d1892 to 1893 John Martin53d1893 Lucien Baker54th to —1895 to — William A. Harris55th to —1897 to — The Kansas-Nebraska act. It was thought that the compromise measures of 1850 (see omnibus bill) had quieted the agitation of the slavery question forever. A member from Georgia introduced the following resolution in Congress in 1852: That the series of acts passed during the first session of the Thirty-first Congress, known as compromises, are regarded as a final adjustment and a permanent settlement of the questions' therei