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Preston Brooks Beats Charles Sumner Over Slavery Speech
On May 19, 1856, Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, a prominent voice
in the anti-slavery movement, delivered an impassioned speech denouncing ...
Definition and History of the Radical Republicans
Two prominent leaders of the Radical Republicans were Thaddeus Stevens, a
congressman from Pennsylvania, and Charles Sumner, a senator from ...
The Road to Civil War - Causes of the American Civil War
In response to the bloodshed in the territory, Senator Charles Sumner of
Massachusetts delivered a blistering denunciation of slaveholders in the U.S.
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 ...
Historic Timeline From 1850 to 1860
May 22: Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts is attacked and beaten with a
cane in the US Senate chamber by Representative Preston Brooks of South ...
Edmund Ruffin | Confederate Icon and Pro-Slavery Fanatic
... the beating of a northern senator by a southern congressman in the U.S.
Capitol, ... Movement · Election of Lincoln · The Caning of Senator Charles