CHARLES SUMNER

Charles Sumner was an American politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts. As an academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the anti-slavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the U.S. Senate during the American Civil War working to destroy the Confederacy, free all the slaves, and keep on good terms with Europe. Wikipedia*

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U.S. Senator, Liberal Republican-MA December 1, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, R-MA December 7, 1857 - March 3, 1873 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, Opposition-MA December 3, 1855 - March 3, 1857 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, Free Soil-MA December 1, 1851 - March 3, 1855 Videos: 0

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