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An immediate effect of Senator Sumner’s speech was that it


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peachesbrm

2 years ago Comment

that it angered the southerners.

Back then , Senator summer deliberately called south Carolina's senator Andrew Butler an imbecile and accused him of adultery.

This anger a lot of southerners citizen, to the point where Preston Brooks, a representative from south Carolina entered summer's chamber and beat him with a cane two days after the speech