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

Caning of Charles Sumner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.

Cartoon depiction of the caning of Charles Sumner of Massachusetts

Cartoon depiction of the caning of Charles Sumner of Massachusetts

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Fun and whimsical Deco mesh Christmas wreath adds a playful sense of fun to your front door or entryway this Christmas season and put a smile on guest face with its red and white candy cane theme. #Christmasdecor #Christmasdecorationideas #CandyCanewreath

Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity and Presentation

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

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.

Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Raid on Harpers Ferry, Caning of Charles Sumner • Aim: What was the cause of "Bleeding Kansas?" Students will research, analyze, and use their critical thinking skills to read the passages and complete the scafolding quetions. They will use details from the text and knowledge of Social Studies to brainstorm details why John Brown was a hero or villain.

Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Raid on Harpers Ferry

Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Raid on Harpers Ferry, Caning of Charles Sumner

(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)

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.

Congressman Preston Brooks attacking Senator Charles Sumner

Bloody Beating In the U.S. Senate Inflamed America Before the Civil War

A southern congressman beat an anti-slavery senator from Massachusetts with a cane in the U. Capitol as tensions over slavery boiled over in May

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

Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner