A quick, writing prompt 'Was #JohnBrown - An American Terrorist Or True Patriot? #causesofcivilwar

A quick, writing prompt 'Was #JohnBrown - An American Terrorist Or True Patriot? #causesofcivilwar

John Brown (abolitionist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Brown (abolitionist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Abolitionist Aaron Dwight Stevens was executed March 16th 1860 for his part in John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry.

Abolitionist Aaron Dwight Stevens was executed March 16th 1860 for his part in John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry.

Marines led by Lieutenant Israel Greene storm the engine house at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, where terrorist John Brown was holed up.

Marines led by Lieutenant Israel Greene storm the engine house at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, where terrorist John Brown was holed up.

On Oct. 16,1859, abolitionist John Brown led the attack on the arsenal at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. Brown, a minister and fierce opponent of slavery, sought to obtain weapons from the arsenal to defeat the slaveocracy in the South. The raid, which some consider the opening battle of the Civil War, was unsuccessful. John Brown and his men were captured and executed.

On Oct. 16,1859, abolitionist John Brown led the attack on the arsenal at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. Brown, a minister and fierce opponent of slavery, sought to obtain weapons from the arsenal to defeat the slaveocracy in the South. The raid, which some consider the opening battle of the Civil War, was unsuccessful. John Brown and his men were captured and executed.

Daguerreotype portrait by August Washington of John Brown, legendary abolitionist who led the Pottawatomie Massacre in Kansas, and the raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859.   This plate is possibly the first daguerreotype taken of Brown. (ca. 1846-47).  *s*

Daguerreotype portrait by August Washington of John Brown, legendary abolitionist who led the Pottawatomie Massacre in Kansas, and the raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859. This plate is possibly the first daguerreotype taken of Brown. (ca. 1846-47). *s*

John Brown was a famous abolitionist who had a firm belief in overthrowing the terrible Institute of slavery in the United States. During the Bleeding Kansas crisis in the year 1856, Brown came to limelight when he freely led different groups of volunteers to work against slavery. He was extremely d...John Brown was a famous abolitionist who had a firm belief in overthrowing the terrible Institute of slavery in the United States. During the Bleeding Kansas crisis in the year 1856, Brown came…

John Brown was a famous abolitionist who had a firm belief in overthrowing the terrible Institute of slavery in the United States. During the Bleeding Kansas crisis in the year 1856, Brown came to limelight when he freely led different groups of volunteers to work against slavery. He was extremely d...John Brown was a famous abolitionist who had a firm belief in overthrowing the terrible Institute of slavery in the United States. During the Bleeding Kansas crisis in the year 1856, Brown came…

John Brown House, Akron, Ohio; Abolitionist John Brown lived here while working with Simon Perkins Jr.

John Brown House, Akron, Ohio; Abolitionist John Brown lived here while working with Simon Perkins Jr.

Osborne Perry Anderson was one of the five African American men to accompany John Brown in the raid on the Federal Arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia) in October 1859. More Info by clicking on the picture.

Osborne Perry Anderson was one of the five African American men to accompany John Brown in the raid on the Federal Arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia) in October 1859. More Info by clicking on the picture.

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