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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. Senate ...
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 ...
Kansas-Nebraska Act | 1854 Bill on Slavery - 19th Century History
Engraving of Senator Stephen Douglas - Getty Images ... attacked abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, beating him with a cane on the floor 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 ...
Abolition Movement - 19th Century History - About.com
Congressman Preston Brooks attacking Senator Charles Sumner - Getty Images. A Bloody Beating In the U.S. Senate Inflamed Tensions Before the Civil War.
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 Sumner.
U.S. Civil War: Major Events Leading to War - American History
One day later, violence occurred on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Pro-slavery Congressman Preston Brooks attacked Charles Sumner with a cane after Sumner ...
Slavery in 19th Century America - Overview - 19th Century History
A Savage Beating Over Slavery in the U.S. Senate Chamber. Passions ... The victim, the eloquent Charles Sumner, became a hero to abolitionsts in the North.
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