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Chapter 10. Lincoln's Kansas speeches the Cooper Institute speech New England speeches the Democratic schism- Senator Brown's resolutions Jefferson Davis's resolutions the Charleston convention majority and minority reports co
per reports retailing the incidents of Border Ruffian violence and free-State guerrilla reprisals during the civil war in Kansas.
What was to be the type, the character, the language of this speaker?
How would he impress the great editor Horace Gr avery demands.
They had advanced step by step from the repeal of the Missouri Compromise in 1854, the attempt to capture Kansas by Missouri invasions in 1855 and 1856, the support of the Dred Scott decision and the Lecompton fraud in 1857, the repud pro-slavery reaction, and its prospective demands; while its positive recommendations embraced the immediate admission of Kansas, free homesteads to actual settlers, river and harbor improvements of a national character, a railroad to the Pacific Oce