How Did Bleeding Kansas Cause The Civil War

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Bleeding Kansas Throughout the years of 1853 to 1861 , a crucial event occured that led to the Civil War. This event is called Bleeding Kansas. Bleeding Kansas was pro-slavery and anti-slavery supporters battling against each other to decide whether Kansas was to become a slave state or a free state. Some people say that during some of the larger battles, the first shots of the civil war were fired. The reason I believe Bleeding Kansas was the cause of the civil war, is because Bleeding Kansas was fought because of slavery, which is also the major reason the Civil War was fought. This was the first time anti-slavery and pro-slavery supporters took extreme actions to try to spread slavery and abolish slavery. These actions included

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