Sumner-Brooks Incident Cetia Holden
Charles Sumner was caned by Preston Brooks after insulting Brooks's uncle, the Senator of South Caro- lina (Andrew Butler)
May 22, 1856
What was the purpose of the "Crime Against Kansas" speech?
The speech denounced the Kansas-Nebraska Act and argued that Kansas be a free state
He was making a Crime against Kansas speech when attacked. The cane broke i- nto several pieces during the attack.
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This contributed to the Civil War because it signaled the end of comp- romising in the Senate