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The Caning of Senator Sumner

The Caning of Senator Sumner( )
Author: Benson, T. Lloyd
Series title:American Stories Ser.
ISBN:978-0-15-506347-1
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:Wadsworth
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.95
Book Description:

In May of 1856, when Southern Congressman Preston S. Brooks caned Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner on the Senate floor, he shocked the nation and shattered the fragile truce that had existed between North and South. Part of the American Stories series, Benson's book introduces students to this key turning point in the coming of the War and as one of the most pivotal moments in American history. Because its story incorporates so many of the era's key issues like slavery and...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.002 x 23.114 x 1.27 cm
Book Weight:0.318 Kilograms



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