John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was an effort by white abolitionist John
Brown to initiate an armed slave revolt in 1859 by taking over a United States
On October 16, 1859, John Brown led a small army of 18 men into the small town
of Harper's Ferry, Virginia. His plan was to instigate a major slave rebellion in ...
On this day in History, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry on Oct 16, 1859. Learn
more about what happened today on History.
Although poorly planned and executed, John Brown's raid helped lead the nation
into Civil War and made him one of the most controversial men of his day.
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National Park Service. U.S. Department of the Interior. Harpers Ferry National
Historical Park. John Brown's. Raid. “Slavery is a state of war.” - John Brown.
John Brown's plan seemed fairly straightforward: he and his men would establish
a base in the Blue Ridge Mountains from which they would assist runaway ...
John Brown was a man of action -- a man who would not be deterred from his
mission of abolishing slavery. On October 16, 1859, he led 21 men on a raid of
Oct 16, 2015 ... On the anniversary of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, here is a look back at
the radical abolitionist and the dramatic events of that day in ...
John Brown's Raid "The crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but
with blood." - John Brown, 2 December 1859. Resistance to the State | Gabriel's ...
For, when a complete and impartial history of our late civil war shall be written, it
will be seen that the "John Brown Raid," at Harper's Ferry, in the latter part of ...