John Brown - American Abolitionist (Biography)

John Brown - American Abolitionist (Biography)

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John Brown - American Abolitionist is the biography of John Brown, a white American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to abolish slavery. He led the unsuccessful raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859 and the Pottawatomie Massacre in 1856. President Abraham Lincoln said he was a "misguided fanatic" and Brown has been called "the most

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John Brown - American Abolitionist is the biography of John Brown, a white American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to abolish slavery. He led the unsuccessful raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859 and the Pottawatomie Massacre in 1856. President Abraham Lincoln said he was a "misguided fanatic" and Brown has been called "the most controversial of all 19th-century Americans." His attempt in 1859 to start a liberation movement among enslaved African Americans in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, electrified the nation. He was tried for treason against the Commonwealth of Virginia and was hanged. John Brown - American Abolitionist is highly recommended for those interested in learning more about this controversial and heroic American.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599860640
Publisher:
Filiquarian Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
76
Sales rank:
778,051
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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