ML True Crime: Deleted Scenes 2 by VaccaD

Question 4

On May 20, 1856, WHAT ABOLITIONIST SENATOR from Massachusetts delivered a blistering speech, “The Crime Against Kansas”? Two days later, Preston Brooks, a Congressman from South Carolina who considered the speech to have impugned the honor of slaveholders, beat the senator with a cane on the floor of the Senate, almost killing him.