Violence Erupts in “ Bleeding Kansas ”. Lesson 18: The Union in Peril part 5. Proslavery and anti slavery people rushed into Kansas. Each side wanted to have enough people to decide the vote on slavery its way. Those in Kansas who were in favor of abolition were known as Jayhawkers. .
Lesson 18: The Union in Peril part 5
– John Doyle affidavit, 1856, Special Congressional Investigative Committee