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John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) was an American abolitionist who believed and advocated that armed insurrection was the only way to ...


Find out more about the history of John Brown, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.


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 the ...


Born in Torrington, Connecticut, John Brown belonged to a devout family with extreme anti-slavery views. He married twice and fathered twenty children.


John Brown was born May 9, 1800 in Torrington, Connecticut, but spent much of his youth in Ohio. His parents instilled in him a strong belief in the Bible and a ...


Jul 7, 2014 ... Find out more about the life of abolitionist John Brown, his views on ending slavery and the raid on Harpers Ferry, at Biography.com.


Oct 6, 2017 ... John Brown, (born May 9, 1800, Torrington, Connecticut, U.S.—died December 2 , 1859, Charles Town, Virginia [now in West Virginia]), militant ...


Even as John Brown's Raid was unfolding, Harpers Ferry residents George and Mary Mauzy described the events of the raid in a series of emotional letters to ...


Get the latest news, stats, videos, highlights and more about Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown on ESPN.com.