John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was an attempt by the white abolitionist John
Brown to start an armed slave revolt in 1859 by seizing a United States arsenal ...
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 ...
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.
On this day in History, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry on Oct 16, 1859. Learn
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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 ...
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
John Brown, a radical abolitionist from the North, led an attack on the federal ...
Compare how Southern and Northern states responded to John Brown's raid.
John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid. On October 16, 1859, abolitionist John
Brown and several followers seized the United States Armory and Arsenal at ...
Re-evaluating John Brown's Raid at Harpers Ferry. By Karen Whitman. Volume
34, Number 1 (October 1972), pp. 46-84. INTRODUCTION. On the evening of ...