John Brown

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John Brown John Brown was an abolitionist and insurrectionist. He and several others seized the United States Armory and Arsenal at Harper’s Ferry. Brown was really into the slave thing, he hated it. One night he and three son’s killed three men who were for slavery. During the raid, many of Brown’s men were killed. Brown was forced to stay over night at the Armory. When local militia noticed Brown was in …

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…were prosecuted and executed for taking over a government facility. Still, as time went on, Brown's name became a symbol of pro-Union, anti-slavery beliefs. What happened to him was very tragic, it wasn’t fair that he stood up to abolish slavery and he got hanged. I mean, all he was doing was sticking up for something that anyone in today’s bright mind would see wrong. I think John Brown was a courageous man.