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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 ...
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.