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Kansas--Lecompton convention

speech of Senator Douglas, of Illinois, on the President"s message, delivered in the Senate of the United States, December 9, 1857

by Stephen A. Douglas

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Published by L. Towers in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSpeech of Senator Douglas on the President"s message
ContributionsTowers, Lemuel, printer
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24592098M
OCLC/WorldCa4339002

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Kansas--Lecompton convention by Stephen A. Douglas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kansas--Lecompton convention. Speech of Senator Douglas, of Illinois, on the President's message. Get this from a library. Kansas-Lecompton convention: speech of Senator Douglas of Illinois on the President's message, delivered in the Senate of the United States, December 9, [Stephen A Douglas].

The Lecompton Constitution was preceded by the Topeka Constitution and was followed by the Leavenworth and Wyandotte Constitutions, the Wyandotte becoming the Kansas state constitution.

The document was written in response to the anti-slavery position of the Topeka Constitution of James H. Lane and other free-state advocates.

The. The Lecompton Constitution, the second constitution drafted for Kansas Territory, was written by proslavery supporters. The document permitted slavery (Article VII), excluded free blacks from living in Kansas, and allowed only male citizens of the United States to vote.

Lecompton (pronounced / l ɪ ˈ k ɒ m p t ə n /) is a city in Douglas County, Kansas, United States. As of the census, the city population was Lecompton was the former territorial capital of Kansas from –61, and during much of the s, the Douglas County code:   Kansas--Lecompton Convention.

Speech of Senator Douglas, of Illinois, on the President's Message by Stephen a (Stephen Arnold) 18 Douglas,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

In some Kansas residents organized a second constitutional convention. This convention was authorized by the proslavery territorial legislature to meet at Lecompton to draft a constitution. In June more than 2, proslavery voters elected delegates to that convention.

Bleeding Kansas Program Series Announced Constitution Hall State Historic Site, Historic Lecompton, 2pm Sundays. Suggested donation $3 per adult.

A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil was of Kansas and the nation, See other formats KANSAS-THE LECOMPTON CONSTITUTION- SPEECH OF HON.

to all the gentlemen, from the Presi- dent down, who tell us so complacently that the Lecompton Convention was a legal body, that their Constitution was a legal instrument, that its formation has all been technically regular, and that, therefore, we have no right to.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Kansas--Lecompton Convention. Speech of Senator Douglas, of Illinois, on the President's Message at It has these eight references about the term “Bleeding Kansas”: 1. The Home Library, R.S. Peale,gives the credit to Horace Greely [sp] publisher of the New York Tribune for its first usage.

In the “Webb Scrap Book” we find a number of references, three of which give color to the belief that the expression came into use in 2. Kansas--Lecompton Convention. Speech of Senator Douglas, of Illinois, on the President's message. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, December 9, [] ([Washington, D.C., Buell & Blanchard, Printers, ]), by Stephen A.

Douglas (page images at HathiTrust). Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Lecompton, KS. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience.

"Names, Places of Birth, Residence, Professions and Politics of the Bogus Constitutional Convention at Lecompton," New York Daily Tribune, Nov. 19, "The Original Lecompton Constitution Returns to Kansas After Years," Kansas Historical Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 3. A convention that made a new constitution for the Confederate States Crittenden Compromise Attempt to prevent Civil War by Senator Crittenden, offered a Constitutional amendment recognizing slavery in the territories south of the 36º30' line, noninterference by Congress with existing slavery, and compensation to the owners of fugitive slaves.

found the book's portrayal of slavery too extreme. vowed to halt British and French efforts to help the Confederacy. rejected Hinton Helper's picture of the South and slavery. would have nothing to do with the enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law. sent guns to antislavery settlers in Kansas ("Beecher's Bibles").

I shall speak to-day of Kansas and the Lecompton Constitution. On the 30th day of May, A.the memorable act, entitled "An act to organize the Terjitories of Nebraska and Kansas," was passed by the Congress of the United States.

Lecompton Alternate, Topeka, Kansas. likes 15 were here. We're a full-service creative agency with offices in Topeka, KS and Kansas City, MOFollowers: Constitution Hall, Elmore Street, Lecompton, Douglas County, KS The meeting room upstairs hosted the organizational convention of the Territorial National Democratic Party, a session of the proslavery territorial assembly, both sessions of the Lecompton Constitutional Convention, several sessions of the district and supreme courts, and.

Lecompton Elementary School located in Lecompton, Kansas - KS. Find Lecompton Elementary School test scores, student-teacher ratio, parent reviews and teacher stats. We're an independent nonprofit that provides parents with in-depth school quality type: Public school.

Lecompton, Kansas phone book listings, including common Lecompton, Kansas phone scams plus local white pages and yellow pages. It's free!Pamphlet titled, "Address of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, at the annual fair of the New York State Agricultural Society," published inpertaining to agriculture in the United States; newspaper clipping of Douglas's speech (12 June ; Springfield, Ill.) concerning the Kansas question, the Dred Scott decision, and Utah; and list (circa ) of Douglas's correspondents.

InCongress created the Kansas and Nebraska territories and invited local settlers to decide for themselves the legal status of slavery within their borders. As you might expect, whether pro- or anti-slavery forces could command an electoral majority was critically important for the future of Kansas.

Each side claimed voter fraud when the other.