(Not So) Fun Fact: The Senator Who Died During a Duel

Fun facts about senators

Before the US Civil War, differences over slavery sparked a duel involving California Senator David Broderick. Unfortunately for the California Senator, he was shot in the lung and did not survive.

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  1. Musings says:

    Who the heck came up with the stupid idea that dueling would be a great way to settle an argument?

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