7 edition of Jayhawkers found in the catalog.
Bryce D. Benedict
|Statement||Bryce D. Benedict.|
|LC Classifications||E508.4 .B46 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008033602|
From the late author of many fine historicals, an authentic picture of a boy caught in the turmoil of the Civil War— abolitionist Lije Tulley, 13, already experienced in the bitter strife between Missouri and Kansas, is sent to Missouri to spy on Quantrill's raiders. Strong adherents of the fanatical John Brown, the Tulleys are among the ``Jayhawkers'' who rescue slaves from Missouri before Author: Patricia Beatty. Jayhawkers would always be linked to Kansas, but so notorious had the violence perpetrated by early Kansas raiders become that the nature of the deed, rather than any geographical place, came to define the name. The slippery meanings of both names serve .
Directed by Melvin Frank. With Jeff Chandler, Fess Parker, Nicole Maurey, Henry Silva. Before the U.S. Civil War rebel leader Luke Darcy sees himself as leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas but the military governor sends an ex-raider to capture Darcy. Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: English: 1st Beech Tree edView all editions and formats Summary: In the early years of the Civil War, teenage Kansas farm boy Lije Tulley becomes a Jayhawker, an abolitionist raider freeing slaves from the neighboring state of Missouri, and then goes undercover there as a spy.
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This book is set in the Civil War in the midst of the heated battles between freedom fighting Kansas Jayhawkers and the slavery defending Jayhawkers book Bushwackers. Lije Tulley, the main character, is the son of a Jayhawker that is blessed by the famous John Brown at the very beginning of the book/5(12).
This first book-length study of the “jayhawkers,” as the men of Lane’s brigade were known, takes a fresh look at their exploits and notoriety.
Bryce Benedict draws on a wealth of previously unexploited sources, including letters by brigade members, to dramatically re-create the violence along the Kansas-Missouri border and challenge some /5(6).
Patricia Beatty, Author Morrow Jayhawkers book Books $16 (p) ISBN This book put the information we learned into a story which made it much more fun and interesting.
I even think I may have understood Jayhawkers more from this book than I did in class. Read Aloud: This would be great for a social studies/history lesson/5. UNDERCOVER IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATESWith the United States on the verge of civil war, Elijah Tully and his father ride out of Kansas as Jayhawkers, guerrilla fighters against slavery.
After his father is killed, Lije goes undercover among the proslavery bushwhackers. Swept into a grisly raid, Lije unexpectedly stands face-to-face with his father's killer -- but is vengeance as simple as he 3/5(3).
Jayhawkers is a term that came into use just before the American Civil War in Bleeding was adopted by militant bands of bands, known as "Jayhawkers", were guerrilla fighters who often clashed with pro-slavery groups from Missouri known at the time as "Border Ruffians".
After the Civil War, the word "Jayhawker" became synonymous with the people of Kansas. Jayhawkers captures that through Wilt's first days in college basketball.
The film is also as much a story of a retiring legend, Coach Phog Allen as it is about a young Chamberlin on the rise. Jayhawkers explores the civil rights movement in the repressive and segregated 50s but it’s also an exploration of sports and the effect of sports on.
From jayhawkers to Jayhawks: The University of Kansas football team was known as the “Jayhawkers,” but later the university shortened its sports name to simply “Jayhawks.” By the s, the Jayhawk had become synonomous with a mythical bird; nonetheless, the.
The Jayhawkers. A tale of the border war. Kansas in the early days. Contributor Names Ferguson, Thompson B., Created / Published Guthrie, Okl., State capital printing company, Subject Headings.
Directed by Kevin Willmott. With Kip Niven, Justin Wesley, Blake Robbins, Jay Karnes. A group of unlikely allies modernized college sports and changed a small Midwestern town, serving as a parallel to the Civil Rights movement that would transform the entire American society.
The Confederate States of America,” fromalso co-wrote “Chi-Raq,” “BlacKkKlansman,” and “Da 5 Bloods” with Spike Lee.) “Jayhawkers” is centered on the college years of one. A few years before the beginning of the Civil War, seeds of unrest are already planted in America due to disagreement over slavery.
On one side are the bushwhackers – Missourians and others who believe strongly in slavery and would kill to preserve it. On the other side are the Jayhawkers 5/5(2).
An uncharacteristic drama in a career dominated by comedies like The Court Jester and A Touch of Class, Melvin Frank's The Jayhawkers. is an ambitious Western drama with some interesting psychological undercurrents as Fess Parker's escaped convict is promised his freedom if he can deliver Jeff Chandler's ruthless empire builder for execution.
This book helped me clarify some names I am familiar with but did not really know what they meant. The two key ones were Jayhawker and bushwhackers. The Jayhawkers opposed slavery and wanted Kansas to be a free state.
The other is Bushwhackers wanted Kansas to be a slave state. Most of the Bushwhackers were from Missouri/5. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My library. From the late author of many fine historicals, an authentic picture of a boy caught in the turmoil of the Civil War—abolitionist Lije Tulley, 13, already experienced in the bitter strife between Missouri and Kansas, is sent to Missouri to spy on Quantrill's raiders. Strong adherents of the fanatical John Brown, the Tulleys are among the ""Jayhawkers"" who rescue slaves from Missouri before.
The Jayhawker Book book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book is for children and the focus is all about Kansas. It tells a /5. The Jayhawkers. is a American Technicolor VistaVision film directed by Melvin Frank, starring Jeff Chandler as Luke Darcy and Fess Parker as Cam Bleeker.
The film is set in pre-Civil War leads a gang which seeks to take advantage of Bleeding Kansas (loosely based on abolitionist John Brown); Bleeker joins the supporting cast features Henry Silva and Leo Gordon. In a chapter entitled “The Jayhawkers of ‘49” in his book “Seventy Years on the Frontier,” prominent Missouri businessman and freighter Alexander Majors (partner in Russell, Majors and Waddell--Pony Express, Overland Stage Company, etc.) wrote a fairly detailed account of the Jayhawkers.
The Jayhawk in History and Legend. Any member of the University of Kansas community, present or past, automatically becomes a Jayhawk. What does this popular mythical figure really mean?.
Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: In the early years of the Civil War, teenage Kansan farm boy Lije Tulley becomes a Jayhawker, an abolitionist raider freeing slaves from the neighboring state of Missouri, and then goes undercover there as a spy.This first book-length study of the “jayhawkers”, as the men of Lane’s brigade were known, takes a fresh look at their exploits and notoriety.
Bryce Benedict draws on a wealth of previously unexploited sources, including letters by brigade members, to dramatically re-create the violence along the Kansas-Missouri border and challenge some.Jayhawker definition is - a native or resident of Kansas —used as a nickname.
2 a often capitalized: a member of a band of antislavery guerrillas in Kansas and .