- Critics of the doctrine called it “squatter sovereignty.” The resulting violence between pro- and antislavery factions (see Bleeding Kansas) showed its failure as a workable compromise.
- Cyclone State Jayhawk State Sunflower State Bleeding Kansas Wheat State
- We were staying in southeastern Kansas.
- The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage.
- She bound up the child's bleeding wound with gauze.
- His face was busted open and bleeding.