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Preston S. Brooks

Wrong Preston S. Brooks?

Representative

South Carolina
 
Background

Employment History

  • Senator
    South Carolina
  • Congressman

Education

  • South Carolina College at Columbia
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Web References
South Carolina Representative ...
www.vagazette.com, 1 Aug 2014 [cached]
South Carolina Representative Preston Brooks was a slavery advocate convicted of assault and re-elected in 1856. Voters seemed to like that he used his cane to beat up an abolitionist colleague.
The Battle of Gettysburg
www.reformation.org, 30 Oct 2013 [cached]
The first blows of the Civil War were struck on May 22, 1856, when South Carolina senator Preston Brooks struck senator Sumner repeatedly with his cane in the U.S. Senate.
Charles Sumner
www.andrewjohnson.com, 26 Feb 2015 [cached]
Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina believed that Sumner had insulted his uncle, Senator Andrew Butler.
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In retaliation, Brooks used his cane to beat Sumner, who was seated at his desk on the Senate floor, to unconsciousness.
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Meanwhile, Brooks became a hero in the South for defending Southern honor, and was subsequently reelected by his constituency.
PRESTON BROOKS, ...
www.cc.com, 29 July 2014 [cached]
PRESTON BROOKS, REPRESENTATIVE,SOUTH CAROLINA.
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HE'S LIKE, THIS DUDE IS [bleep]SLANDERING MY STATE.
HE'S SLANDERING MY FAMILY.
AND HE SAYS, UHHH.
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[bleep] PRESTON BROOKS IS LIKE,
Autograph - 1124201 - Album containing signatures of two Presidents and many Civil War personalities
www.historyinink.com, 15 June 2013 [cached]
One of Butler's relatives, South Carolina Representative Preston Brooks, attacked Sumner on the Senate floor with a cane and continued to beat him as he lay defenseless on the floor, while another South Carolina Representative used a pistol to keep other Senators from intervening.
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