John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

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  • Was John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry successful?
  • _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cotton Gin                                                                          Kansas-Nebraska Act                           John Browns raid on Harper's Ferry                   1793                                                                                                 1854                                                         October 19th, 1859
  • Hmm.. I haven't killed in a while
  • Let's give them a reason to end slavery!
  • Michael Evans Period 5 Mr. Oxenbridge
  • Take that!
  • John Brown had been inactive for over 3 years. This lead him to his raid on Harper's Ferry. John Brown- An abolishonist who killed for the cause. Killed 5 people in the Pottawatomie Massacre The raid on Harper's Ferry- Where John Brown lead 20 people to take over a pro-slave arsenal
  • Retreat!!
  • This is our arsenal!
  • John Brown gathered about 20 men to join in on his battle against slavery.
  • This is the United States Marines! We have you surrounded!
  • John Brown went on to take over an arsenal in Harper's Ferry to try and start a slave rebellion.
  • This shows how John Brown did not succeed. The south considered him in modern terms a terrorist. This also leads them to threaten secession from the nation because if the North thought what was happening was good that they would not protect them in the future.
  • Local white southerners attacked brown and his men but eight of his men and three local men were killed.
  • The rest of the army retreated to a firehouse where they were met by marines the next night. This lead to two more of Brown's men dying and the rest captured including Brown.
  • Brown was then order to be hanged in which his sentence was carried out a month later on December 2nd, 1859.
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