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Sumner declared Butler an imbecile and said, "Senator Butler has chosen a mistress. I mean the harlot, slavery. Southerners in the nineteenth century were raised to live by an unwritten code of honor.
Defending the reputation of one's family was at the top of the list. A distant cousin of Senator Butler, Brooks decided to teach Charles Sumner a lesson he would not soon forget. Two days after the end of Sumner's speech, Brooks entered the Senate chamber where Sumner was working at his desk. He flatly told Sumner, "You've libeled my state and slandered my white-haired old relative, Senator Butler, and I've come to punish you for it.
The cane shattered as Brooks rained blow after blow on the hapless Sumner, but Brooks could not be stopped.
Only after being physically restrained by others did Brooks end the pummeling. United States Capital Charles Sumner spent years recovering from the attack.
The House voted to expel Brooks, but it could not amass the votes to do so. He resigned and returned home to South Carolina, seeking the approval of his actions there. South Carolina held events in his honor and reelected him to his House seat. Replacement canes were sent to Brooks from all over the south.
This response outraged northern moderates even more than the caning itself. As for poor Charles Sumner, the physical and psychological injuries from the caning kept him away from the Senate for most of the next several years.
The voters of Massachusetts also reelected him and let his seat sit vacant during his absence as a reminder of southern brutality. The violence from Kansas had spilled over into the national legislature.Thesis: The caning of Charles Sumner led to a lack of compromise in congress on the issue of slavery that ultimately led to the civil war.
Richmond Whig, May 31, The daily and hourly reports from Washington concerning the condition of Sumner, are all very strange and funny, and lead us to believe that the Abolition wretch, with his Abolition physicians as accomplices in the trick, is playing possum.
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