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Lecompton Kansas Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery

Lecompton Kansas Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery

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Constitution Hall

A visit to Lecompton, “Civil War Birthplace – Where Slavery Began To Die”, will take you to the roots of America's Civil War. Lecompton, Territorial Capitol ...

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Lecompton, Kansas

Photo by user , caption reads Constitutional Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton, Kansas.

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Democratic Headquarters

Lecompton Kansas | - Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery Began to Die

Constitution Hall, Lecompton. Photo courtesy Kansas Historical Society

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Constitution Hall in Lecompton, built in 1856, is possibly the oldest wooden building in Kansas. Much of it was constructed primarily from cottonwood and ...

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Happy Kansas Day!!

Territorial Capital Museum

Lecompton was founded in 1854 and platted on a bluff on the south bank of the Kansas River. It was originally called “Bald Eagle,” but then later changed to ...

Dr. Carl Graves will present a program at 1 pm on the Civil War Battle of Mine Creek followed by a performance of the Bleeding Kansas play by the Lecompton ...

Birthplace of the Civil War

Historic Lecompton Birthplace of the Civil War--Where slavery ...

Historic Lecompton

The two story building is the oldest Kansas wood-frame building remaining from that time period. It contains two floors of pre-Civil War ...

Lecompton, Kansas

Photo of Constitution Hall State Historic Site - Lecompton, KS, United States

A Kansas Town Seeks Fame as a Chapter in Lincoln's Rise

Walking/Driving Tour of Historic Lecompton, KS

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Summer Travel Preview 2018: Lecompton

A view of Constitution Hall in Lecompton, Kansas. This building was where pro-slavery delegates to the Constitutional Convention debated the divisive issue ...

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Lecompton in 1867

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Visit Lecompton to see Midwest's largest Christmas trees and ornaments display

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The Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Photo of Constitution Hall State Historic Site - Lecompton, KS, United States

News---Preservation: 'Bleeding Kansas', Lecompton Saves Constitution Hall

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The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory in 1857 State Of Kansas, Kansas City

Lecompton was the Territorial Capital of Kansas from 1855-1861. Back in 1857, 45 delegates met at Constitution Hall, which is preserved and can be toured ...

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Bleeding Kansas

Although still firmly pro slavery, this group removed some of the earlier laws that their antislavery neighbors opposed.(1)

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Downtown Lecompton

Lecompton Kansas | - Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery Began to Die Constitution

Lecompton, Kansas

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John Ritchie was born July 17, 1817 in Uniontown, Ohio but grew up in Franklin, Indiana where his father worked as a physician. Ritchie first came to Kansas ...

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Kansas State Parks Guide

Lecompton, Kansas empty business district

... of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, predates the attack on South Carolina's Fort Sumter in 1861, which is often marked as the beginning of the Civil War .

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Missouri and Kansas: Slave Dwellings as Classrooms

MOOC | The Lecompton Constitution | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.7.6

Kansas's Lecompton Constitution

A drawing of Constitution Hall, where the Topeka Constitutional Convention met in 1855. Image

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The First Territorial Capital at Pawnee, Kansas was only used for one session, before moving to Lecompton, Kansas when the pro-slavery advocates were in ...

Historic Lecompton : “The Birthplace of the Civil War, Where Slavery Began to Die.”

Paul Bahnmaier, president of the Lecompton Historical Society, displays the portraits of John Calhoun, a pro-slavery partisan leader in the Kansas Territory ...

Location of 1856 Battle of Fort Titus, one mile south of Lecompton, KS. First casualties of the Civil War--Before the War began!

President Buchanan endorses the pro-slavery constitution (the Lecompton Constitution) of Kansas. Kansas is now a Free-soiler state by 10 to 1!!!

... a tour of school children arriving at Constitution Hall in Lecompton, Kan. One-hundred and fifty years ago, the nation was on the verge of the Civil War ...

Did you know that Kansas used to have two capitols? This is Constitution Hall.

170 Christmas trees on display in Lecompton shine light on Kansas' past | News | kctv5.com

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Tombstone of Sheriff Samuel Jones

Mexican War

The Lecompton constitution was drafted to help resolve the slavery issue in Kansas. You see, after Bleeding Kansas, President Buchanan urged the territory ...

The play "Bleeding Kansas" at Lecompton portrays important figures in the fight over the status of Kansas Territory in regards to the slavery issue.

Kansas Historical Society Organized - 1875

The building dos not have air conditioning so when my wife and I went they had to open the windows and even then it was pretty warm.

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Bleeding Kansas Missouri Ruffians go up to vote Missouri Ruffians go up to vote New England

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Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery Began to Die. Historic Lecompton

Ballot cast in the January 4, 1858 Kansas Territory election in which citizens voted to

While we were in Kansas the other day we stopped in and visited LeCompton KS, pretty need Civil war museum, while we were there they even put on a play.

Spirit of the Prairie statue in Colby, Kansas

Bleeding Kansas and Four Constitutions

Image of an advertisement of an anti-slavery meeting

14 Bleeding Kansas The Pro-slavery folks organized at Lecompton, Kansas, and established a territorial legislature and voted to make Kansas a slave ...