Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Date Title
    New York Herald, "The Boston Fugitive Case," June 3, 1854
    New York Times, "The Nebraska Bill in Indiana," June 16, 1854
    Abraham Lincoln, Speech at Peoria, Illinois, October 16, 1854
    Abraham Lincoln to Elihu Benjamin Washburne, February 9, 1855
    David Davis to Julius Rockwell, March 4, 1855
    New York Herald, “The Kansas Question and the Anti-Slavery Disorganizers,” May 15, 1855
    Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 10, 1856
    Washington (DC) National Era, "The Future Judged by the Past," January 1, 1857
    New York Times, “Gubernatorial Inaugurals,” January 20, 1857
    New York Times, "Views of Senator Cameron on Public Affairs," January 22, 1857
    New York Times, "Kansas Affairs," January 27, 1857
    New York Times, “News from Kansas,” March 24, 1857
    New York Times, “Mr. Walker’s Views in Regard to Slavery in Kansas,” April 1, 1857
    New York Times, “Kansas Politics,” May 4, 1857
    New York Herald, “The Late Abolition Revolutionary Proceedings in Ohio,” May 31, 1857
    Washington (DC) National Era, “Popular Sovereignty,” June 18, 1857
    New York Times, “Where is the South?,” July 11, 1857
    Washington (DC) National Era, “Inconsistency,” October 1, 1857
    New York Times, “Virginia Politics,” October 26, 1857
    Washington (DC) National Era, “James Buchanan a Mystery to Himself,” October 29, 1857
    New York Times, “Important Rumor,” October 31, 1857
    Washington (DC) National Era, "Governor Walker," November 19, 1857
    Stephen A. Douglas to John A. McClernand, November 23, 1857
    Abraham Lincoln, Fragment of a Speech, circa December 28, 1857
    New York Times, “Southern Democratic Sentiment Concerning Northern Democrats,” December 30, 1857
    New York Herald, "The Kansas Trouble in Congress," January 3, 1858
    John Murray Forbes to N. M. Beckwith, January 17, 1858
    New York Herald, "The Approaching Conclusion of the Kansas Comedy," January 27, 1858
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "The Passage at Arms between Lincoln and Douglas in 1854," July 1, 1858
    New York Times, "Senator Douglas at Chicago," July 13, 1858
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Douglas Tottering!," July 29, 1858
    New York Herald, “The Illinois Campaign,” August 16, 1858
    New York Herald, “The Illinois Campaign,” August 22, 1858
    Recollection by Horace White, Freeport Debate, August 27, 1858
    New York Herald, “No Quarter to Douglas,” August 30, 1858
    Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Three Points in Douglas’ Creed,” September 7, 1858
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Galesburg Debate,” October 9, 1858
    New York Herald, "Exhausted to the Dregs," October 13, 1858
    New York Times, “The Political Future,” February 26, 1859
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Encroachments of Slavery,” March 16, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “The Missouri Compromise,” March 30, 1859
    New York Herald, “The Late Scattering Elections,” April 6, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “An Episode in the Southern Tour of Douglas,” June 10, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Virginia Will Lead,” June 22, 1859
    Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, September 10, 1859
    Abraham Lincoln, Speech at Columbus, Ohio, September 16, 1859
    Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Beloit, Wisconsin, October 1, 1859
    Hartford (CT) Courant, “Untitled,” December 20, 1859
    Newark (OH) Advocate, “Mr. Douglas and the Presidency,” December 23, 1859
    New York Times, “Black vs. Popular Sovereignty,” January 21, 1860
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Worse than the Wilmot Proviso,” March 12, 1860
    (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot,“For President In 1860, Stephen A. Douglas,” March 17, 1860
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Douglas Nomination,” April 21, 1860
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Lincoln as He Is,” May 23, 1860
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “As Was Expected,” September 18, 1860
    Chicago Style Entry Link
    Connelley, William E. A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1918 View Record
    Dean, Eric T., Jr. "Stephen A. Douglas and Popular Sovereignty." Historian 57, no. 4 (Summer 1995): 733-748. View Record
    Etcheson, Nicole. "A living, creeping lie": Abraham Lincoln on Popular Sovereignty." Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 29, no. 2 (2008): 1-25. View Record
    Etcheson, Nicole. "The Great Principle of Self-Government: Popular Sovereignty and Bleeding Kansas." Kansas History 27, no. 1-2 (2004): 14-29. View Record
    Etcheson, Nicole. Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. View Record
    Eyal, Yonatan. "With His Eyes Open: Stephen A. Douglas and the Kansas-Nebraska Disaster of 1854." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 91, no. 4 (1998): 175-217. View Record
    Freehling, William W. The Road to Disunion. Vol. 1, Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. View Record
    Freehling, William W. The Road to Disunion. Vol. 2, Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. View Record
    Hodder, Frank Heywood. "The Railroad Background of the Kansas-Nebraska Act." The Mississippi Valley Historical Review 12 no. 1 (1925): 3-22. View Record
    Holt, Michael F. The Political Crisis of the 1850s. New York: W W Norton & Company, 1983. View Record
    Huston, James L. "Democracy by Scripture Versus Democracy by Process: A Reflection on Stephen A Douglas and Popular Sovereignty." Civil War History 43, no. 3 (September, 1997): 189-200. View Record
    Miner, Craig. Seeding Civil War: Kansas in the National News, 1854-1858. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2008. View Record
    Morrison, Michael A. Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and the Coming of the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. View Record
    Nichols, Roy F. "The Kansas-Nebraska Act: A Century of Historiography." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 43, no. 2 (1956): 187-212. View Record
    Potter, David Morris. The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861. Edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1976. View Record
    Wunder, John R., and Joann M. Ross, eds. The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. View Record
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