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how did the events in Kansas contribute to the onset of the Civil War?

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    See "The Kansas-Nebraska Act"
    http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0827030.html

    This allowed the state of Kansas do let its citizens decide whether is wished to become a pro-slavery state or not. As a result, a murderous period of anarchy broke out within the recenly populated state, which was evenly divided in its sentiments.

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