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"Broke the stick" Caning Charles Sumner, Part 10

Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 678, 9

The House report on the caning

Preston Brooks took Charles Sumner’s insults against slavery, South Carolina, and his relation Andrew Butler hard. 551 more words

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Slave Emancipation or Slave Colonization

August 14, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln hosted a conference of black men at the White House, where he reiterated his desire that they voluntarily leave America. 1,116 more words

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"Let them alone! let them alone!" Caning Charles Sumner, Part 9

Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 678

We left Charles Sumner struck momentarily blind by Preston Brooks’ cane. 727 more words

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"Every lick went where I intended." Caning Charles Sumner, Part 8

Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

The House report on the caning

We left Preston Brooks’ gutta-percha cane just as it came down on Charles Sumner’s skull. 552 more words

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"He commenced a succession of blows with a heavy cane on my bare head" Caning Charles Sumner, Part 7

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We left Lawrence Keitt likely with foreknowledge that something serious would go down between Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner on the Senate floor. 434 more words

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