John Browns Raid
Updated: 12/31/2019
John Browns Raid
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  • Charles Sumner is reading his speech "The Crime Against Kansas". After the speech he verbally attacked the two authors of the Kansas-Nebraska act, Stephen Douglas and Andrew Butler.
  • WHAT?!?!?! SLAVERY SHOULD BE ALLOWED EVERYWHERE!
  • YEAH!!!
  • All I'm doing is giving rights to the people who don't have any!
  • Are you trying to take away our right to have slaves!? If so you will pay
  • Preston Brooks, Andrew Butler's cousin was infuriated by Sumner's speech.
  • 2 days later
  • That day Andrew Butler beat Charles Sumner with his cane.
  • After the attack Charles Sumner was very injured, but not dead. He later continued to fight slavery in speeches and political action.
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