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Charles Sumner

(1811—1874)


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(1811–74),

Boston lawyer, was elected on the Free-Soil ticket to the U.S. Senate (1851), where he became the spearhead of New England liberal opposition to the South. His vehement oratory ...

Subjects: Literature.


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