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... Territory as slave states. As a result, Bloody Kansas occurred, where slavery supporters from Missouri crossed into Kansas and voted, thus angering the abolitionists in Kansas. The Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise and allowed the expansion of slavery. Douglas's greed for the railroad ultimately permitted the expansion of slavery above the 36' 30' ...
... pirate. I think Ian was a little bemused at my delight in this small fact. But imagine, living in a pirate's house! How many folks could claim that!
For Jo and me it was a special treat to catch up with Ian who we had first met in a small village on the edge of the Sahara in southern Tunisia. It was also a much needed and relaxing break from our travel schedule. Inevitably, it was over too quickly. By then, we could go no further east, the Atlantic Ocean ...
On a side tangent, one of my closest friends from Monterey posted this great list to abide by on my Facebook wall:
Theresea O'Gorman > Brooke Morgan
My dearest Brook-son: As you prepare for your journey and adventures in Italia, I have a few things ...
... purposes, but the Sumner has a fair sized permanent collection on
The campus has numerous statues of a funny-looking little
bird that resembles a cross between crow and Woody Woodpecker. It’s called a
Jayhawk. Kansas is the Sunflower State, and the state bird is the Western
Meadowlark. So what’s a Jayhawk?
Lawrence’s attractive downtown was bustling the Saturday
afternoon I was there. The ...
... of Kansas
with the cruise control set around 65 and seeing how far I could go without
touching either gas or brake pedals. I went about 220 miles.
I stopped in Topeka mostly to see the State Capitol building.
Construction cranes outside unfortunately messed up some of my pictures. Like
many Midwestern state capitols, the one in Kansas is a huge and grandiose
building, one that can hold the offices of the legislators and ...