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The walking cane used to attack Charles Sumner by Preston Brooks on exhibit at the Old State House in Boston.

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May Fight in the Senate Chamber. Congressman Brooks beat Senator Sumner unconscious with his walking cane. And that wasn't the end of the matter. Congressman Brooks - a hero in my book.

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Cartoon depiction of the caning of Charles Sumner of Massachusetts

Cartoon depiction of the caning of Charles Sumner of Massachusetts

American Patriot. Senator Charles Sumner of MA. Defender of Freedom, seen here, years after his Senate attack injuries. United States Capitol Building portrait.

Senator Charles Sumner of MA. Defender of Freedom, seen here, years after his Senate attack injuries.

The Caning Of Charles Sumner - TheBlazeTV - REAL HISTORY - 2013.01.25

In this week's Real History, we look back on a violent Congressional incident that helped spark the Civil War.

Though civil unrest had been brewing for years, many historians claim Preston Brooks' caning of Charles Sumner set the Civil War in motion.

Think Politics Is Bad Now? A Congressman Once Caned A Senator IN Congress

Though civil unrest had been brewing for years, many historians claim Preston Brooks' caning of Charles Sumner set the Civil War in motion.

Canefight! Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner [ushistory.org]

Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner

Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity • Events Leading Up to the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity   Events include:  • U.S. Constitution  • Rise of Abolitionist Movement  • Underground Railroad  • Missouri Compromise  • Free Soil Party  • Compromise of 1850  • Fugitive Slave Law  • Uncle Tom's Cabin  • Kansas-Nebraska Act  • Caning of Charles Sumner  • "Bleeding Kansas"  • Dred Scott v. Sandford  • Creation of the Republican Party  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates  • John Brown's…

Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity and Presentation

Causes of the Civil War Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity Sectionalism, Slavery, States' Rights, Secession Events Leading Up to the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity Events include:

A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman: one The Uneasy Cousins Britain and America-Divisions over slavery-Lord Palmerston-Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Stafford House Address-Charles Dickens's disappointment-The caning of Charles Sumner For seventy-five years after the War of Independence, the British approach to dealing with the Americans had boiled down to one simple...

World on Fire Britains Crucial Role in the American Civil War by Amanda Foreman

(1856) A dramatic portrayal of the caning of Charles Sumner in Congress, which inflamed sectional passions in 1856.  From left to right - Robert Toombs, Stephen Douglas, an unidentified man, John J. Crittenden, Lawrence M. Keitt, Preston Brooks, and Sumner. (Currier & Ives)

(1856) A dramatic portrayal of the caning of Charles Sumner in Congress, which inflamed sectional passions in 1856. From left to right - Robert Toombs, Stephen Douglas, an unidentified man, John J. Crittenden, Lawrence M. Keitt, Preston Brooks, and Sumner. (Currier & Ives)

Charles Sumner, definition of each person, each moment- can change everything.

Republican Charles Sumner- Senator from MA. He was the leader of the anti-slavery force in MA. He was once a member of the Whig, Free Soil and Democrat parties.

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