Holiday Inn Lawrence
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Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas was eager for a railroad to connect Chicago with California. Douglas also supported popular sovereignty. This railroad would have to pass through Nebraska Territory; first, Nebraska would have to adopt statehood. A leading question in gaining statehood: allow slavery or not? Biased elections were held, and Kansas and Nebraska were carved ...
... on her face she didn't believe me and I resolved never to answer that question again. Anyway, she said, almost as a exclamation mark behind our conversation, I love my country.
We spent a night poring over the maps. We had friends living in Leavenworth Kansas whom we hadn't seen for 20 years. We couldn't pass so close without seeing them so we checked the weather and calculated the chances of getting to Leavenworth then across the plains before the next turn in ...
... the other hand, she is excellent at planning our meals and all I have to do is follow her lead.
The walkie-talkies came back into play today, and I do mean play. You know what they say about boys and their toys. Karen has even gotten caught up in the fun and is getting the lingo down pat. It is funny to hear her say, “ok good buddy” to John.
So after another good dinner, we all settled down for the night and watched the Brown's ...
If I were to live in Kansas, Lawrence would be my choice.
That’s not to say I want to live in Kansas, but Lawrence is the state’s largest
university town as home to University of Kansas, which makes it more
open-minded academically-oriented place than other spots in the state. I find
the scenery around Lawrence to be quite nice, mostly grassland but moist enough
to be greener and have more trees than the barrens of the ...
unusual to think of Kansas as a place of de jure rather than just de facto
segregation, but the state did have separate schools for its small Black
population before 1954.
One of the things I learned that I found interesting was
that targeting Kansas was part of a broader Civil Rights strategy. Although
Kansas had segregation, the “separate but equal” in Kansas was not as unequal
as in most ...