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Blind Irony Edith S. Weigand

Blind Irony

Edith S. Weigand

Published June 30th 2012
ISBN : 9781477122273
Hardcover
252 pages
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Between 1854 and 1861, the Territory of Kansas was a bloodybattleground of unrestrained terror and violence as Northernabolitionists and pro-slavery Southerners vied for the dominance of their respective causes, historically described as “BleedingMoreBetween 1854 and 1861, the Territory of Kansas was a bloodybattleground of unrestrained terror and violence as Northernabolitionists and pro-slavery Southerners vied for the dominance of their respective causes, historically described as “Bleeding Kansas.”During the ferocious struggle between Free-Soilers and pro-slavery factions, Native American Indians were being betrayed by the U. S. government, stripped of their ancestral lands, and pushed relentlessly south and west to be confined slave-like on reservations. Few people noticed the incongruity ofthese two movements. Those who did were in double jeopardy.