Stuff What You Tell Me! || Rebellion and Resistance in History, Art and Culture
About This Show
Stuff What You Tell Me! is a podcast telling stories of rebellion and resistance in history, art and culture.
Big, small, earth-shattering or totally inconsequential; every act of defiance has its place, and that place is here.
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Abolishing the Norm - Episode 3: No Place Like Home
The passing of the Kansas-Nebraska act in 1854 opened up a new battlefront in the United States between those for and against the institution of slavery. Senator Stephen A. Douglas, who sponsored the bill, supported the notion of popular sovereignty; that the people who lived in a certain territory could decide by themselves whether or not to allow slavery. In so doing, he began a race between rebellious free-staters and resistant pro-slavery partisans to claim Kansas as their own, which lead to an outburst of violence that history remembers as the Bleeding of Kansas.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices