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
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... Brown was captured during the raid and later convicted of treason and ...
Raid On Harpers Ferry summary: The Harpers Ferry raid conducted by fanatical
abolitionist John Brown and 21 followers in October 1859 is considered one of ...
John Brown's failed attempt to loot the armory at Harper's Ferry sparks the
beginning of abolition. ... Play video. John Brown's Raid 2min. John Brown Play
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'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 ...
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 ...
Introduction. The Portent: John Brown's Raid in American Memory was on display
at the VHS: October 10, 2009 – April 11, 2010. John Brown remains one of the ...