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Name: Date: School: Facilitator: 10.03 Caning of Sumner On the Task page, two different newspaper accounts are linked concerning the Caning of Senator Sumner. Read each one and then answer the question. Article 1 – Exciting Debate in the Senate – Senator Sumner Whipped! Article 2 –“The Ruffians in the Senate” Based on what have learned, write at least two paragraphs explaining the differences in these two articles? Remember to place any direct quotes from the articles in quotation marks. These two articles are polar opposites; one has a positive connotation, the other has a negative connotation. “The Ruffians in the Senate” views some senators as “barbarians” similar to the ones found in “ancient Gaul”. “ No severity of language -- no violence of debate, -- could furnish any excuse for the assault of the ruffian Brooks upon Mr. Sumner. ” The writer of this article finds it humiliating and inexcusable that Senator Brooks physically assaulted Mr. Sumner. The writer feels as though the
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