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Preston Brooks Beats Charles Sumner Over Slavery Speech
Congressman Preston Brooks attacking Senator Charles Sumner - Getty Images. Congressman Preston Brooks attacked Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of ...
Brooksville - City of Brooksville - Tampa Bay - About.com
Brooksville was named in honor of Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina, who earned widespread admiration in the southern states following an  ...
Bleeding Kansas - American History - About.com
One day later, violence occurred on the floor of the U.S. Senate when Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina attacked Senator Charles Sumner of ...
The Road to Civil War - Causes of the American Civil War
A Congressman from South Carolina, Preston Brooks, was outraged. On May 22, 1856, Brooks, carrying a walking stick, strode into the Capitol and found ...
Abraham Lincoln Quotes Everyone Should Know
Photograph of Abraham Lincoln by Preston Brooks 1860 - Library of Congress. Candidate Lincoln photographed by Preston Brooks in 1860. Library of Congress .
Definition and History of the Radical Republicans
In fact, he had been the victim of a vicious attack in the U.S. Capitol in 1856 when he had beaten with a cane by Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina.
Kansas-Nebraska Act | 1854 Bill on Slavery - 19th Century History
The bloodshed in Kansas even reached the halls of Congress, when a South Carolina Congressman, Preston Brooks, attacked abolitionist Senator Charles ...
Abolition Movement - 19th Century History - About.com
And the violence even reached the US Capitol, where a Congressman from South Carolina, Preston Brooks, beat a Senator from Massachusetts, Charles ...
Slavery in 19th Century America - Overview - 19th Century History
The attacker, Preston Brooks, became a hero to slavery supporters in the South. The victim, the eloquent Charles Sumner, became a hero to abolitionsts in the ...
U.S. Civil War: Major Events Leading to War - American History
Pro-slavery Congressman Preston Brooks attacked Charles Sumner with a cane after Sumner had given a speech attacking the pro-slavery forces for the ...
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