Fun Fact: Preston Brooks’ Cane

19th century South Carolina congressman Preston Brooks

Before the American Civil War, politics were tense. A congressman named Preston Brooks (SC) beat a Senator nearly to death with his own cane on the floor of Congress. He pretty much walked away unpunished for his assault.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

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