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John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry was an effort by armed abolitionist John Brown to initiate an armed slave revolt in 1859 by taking over a United States ...

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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 ...

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On this day in History, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry on Oct 16, 1859. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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On the evening of October 16, 1859 John Brown, a staunch abolitionist, and a group ... Brown had hopes that the local slave population would join the raid and  ...

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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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Although the radical abolitionist assault on the U.S. armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry has gone down in history as John Brown's Raid, the 59-year-old Brown ...

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John Brown's raid and subsequent trial inflamed the dispute between the country's abolitionist and pro-slavery factions hardening the lines that separated the ...

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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 ...

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Oct 16, 2009 ... “Had John Brown's raid not occurred, it is very possible that the 1860 election would have been a regular two-party contest between antislavery ...