The Caning of Charles Sumner on the Senate Floor

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The outspoken statesman and abolitionist Charles Sumner served as a senator from 1851-1874. Learn how Senator Sumner's 1865 protest against the Kansas-Nebraska Act prompted one of the most violent altercations in senatorial history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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