Compare And Contrast Nat Turner And John Brown

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Nat Turner and John Brown are both noted, as being symbols of American reform. Leaders of abolitionist groups, who went on a killing spree believing they were given “extraordinary powers from above” and were executed for their strong beliefs of anti-slavery. Their gruesome murders could easily attract followers and spark interest in others to write their biographies. John Brown and Nat turner both came from strong religious backgrounds. Nat was often seen as an African child, fasting, praying, or absorbed in reading the Bible. African slaves were not allowed to be educated, but Turner's parents saw that he was taught how to read and write. He was also known to have supernatural powers, had visions, and could see things to come. John
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