John Brown
Updated: 4/5/2021
John Brown

Storyboard Text

  • John Brown Helps with underground railroad
  • Welcome to your new home!
  • Brown raids Military Arsenal
  • From Missouri to Canada
  • We have to get to Canada!
  • John Brown helps slaves escape, through the Underground Railroad, and giving them a new life
  • Brown and his sons raided a federal armory, holding dozens of men hostage. They were hoping to inspire a uprising. (They held out for 2 days but were later defeated by military forces.)
  • John Brown liberates a group of enslaved people from Missouri and helps them escape to Canada