John Brown

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John Brown

  1. 1. John Brown By: Khristian Harris & Maria Calderon
  2. 2. Important Events in the Life of John Brown <ul><li>1800-John Brown is born May 9 th in Torrington, Connecticut </li></ul><ul><li>1820-John marries Dianthe Lusk with whom he has seven children </li></ul><ul><li>1832- Dianthe dies </li></ul><ul><li>1833-John marries Mary Anne Day, who he has 13 children </li></ul><ul><li>1849- John and his family move to north Elba, New York to join a black community </li></ul><ul><li>1855-John moves to Kansas to join his son. </li></ul><ul><li>1856-John leads the Pottawatomie massacre, in which 5 men are killed </li></ul><ul><li>1858-John announces plans to find a “freedman’s republic” in Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>1859-John leads 21 men on a raid of Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, and is captured. </li></ul><ul><li>John Brown is hanged on December 2 nd . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Important Facts on John Brown <ul><li>John Brown is a famous figure in the fight over slavery that led up to the American Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>John Brown led a raid that killed five pro-slavery men on the banks of the Pottawatomie River. </li></ul>

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