Afterwards Brown and his men made off to plot more What these men did was brave

Afterwards brown and his men made off to plot more

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them. Afterwards Brown and his men made off to plot more. What these men did was brave and symbolic that the south can not do what they want and get away with it or their ideals. Death is Merely a Cane’s Length Away Ronni Chavez [Date] On May 19, 1856, our beloved, abolitionist Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner gave his speech on reasons why the territory of Kansas should be omitted as a free state instead of a slave states. As most of you know, the Kansas-Nebraska Act completely bypasses the Missouri Compromise and makes it the North’s duty to protect this land from any further spread of harsh and cruel slavery. The insolent South is making the job more problematic than it needs to be by populating Kansas and swaying the votes. He argued with compassion and fervor about the noble Northern ways of abolishing slavery from all lands of the United States. “From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with Carolina’s Senator Andrew Butler, came up to Sumner, who was working peacefully at his desk, and repeatedly beat Sumner with his cane. Sumner, a man of peace and equality, defended himself bravely but was grievously wounded by the insidious slavery advocate. As of now, Sumner is recovering from recent events and will hopefully be able to return to the Senate in a speedy fashion. Though Brooks’s crimes were heinous, he did not receive equal reprimands. Instead, Brooks was fined a meager $300 and is allowed to continue his work as a Senator. This is an outrageous crime committed by the South. It is clear as glass that the South knows how to act, not with civilized dignity, but, instead,
compromise,” stated Sumner. “It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.” However, instead of a calm discussion between two senators, the South responds with foolish violence. Within a mere two days of Sumner’s speech, Preston Brooks, cousin to South with barbaric force. There is now no way to communicate with the Southern States and we must leave them in their oblivious world of enslavement and subjugation. We should now, as respectable states do, continue our war against slavery and hope for a more unified union in the future to come. Charles Sumner Preston Brooks attacking Charles Sumner Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Life Among the Lowly Megan [Date] “The Greatest Book of its Age”, as it should be recognized, Uncle Tom’s Cabin by the renowned angel herself, Harriet Beecher Stowe, will forever change the way America views slavery. From her we hear the words, "I would write something that would make this whole nation feel what an accursed thing slavery is", and that with which we take from this is an ill-fated guilt from our actions as a united nation. Across the north, readers have become acutely aware of the horrors of slavery on a far more personal level than ever before, following the life of Tom, an enslaved man living on the Shelby plantation, with such a stout inner religious faith that it strengthens him in moving towards his fate in Louisiana to escape slavery.

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