And yet the Border wars between Missouri and Kansas was all about whether Kansas would be a free or slave state. States rights and succession did not enter into it. The civil war was being fought on the Kansas Missouri border for years before a shot was fired at Ft. Sumner. The cause of this conflict was pretty much about slavery.
To: Pete from Shawnee Mission
And yet the Border wars between Missouri and Kansas was all about whether Kansas would be a free or slave state.
Free or slave was a matter of which economic structure would hold up.
posted on 01/26/2007 6:45:18 PM PST
by Ode To Ted Kennedys Liver
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission; All
Here is an excellent read regarding the War of Northern Aggression and its causes.
posted on 01/27/2007 11:10:29 PM PST
by Nam Vet
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