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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