John Brown was educated from a youthful age to despise the idea of slavery. He married twice to Dianthe Lusk and Mary Ann Day. Throughout his marriages, he became a father to seven children; who supported his beliefs.
John Brown began a raid on Harper's Ferry for the rights of African Americans with twenty-one men on October 16, 1859. This raid lasted two days and resulted in multiple deaths; twenty two men against the Federal Government.
Near the end, John Brown was captured by the Marine group, directed by Colonel Robert E. Lee. Mr. Browns lawyer attempted to defend him with a plea of insanity, yet John Brown was sentenced to be hung. To add, only one civilian attended John Brown's funeral. In conclusion, John Brown created a crucial emphasis to the rights of African Americans and standing up for what one believes in.