John Brown: Lesson Analysis

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In this lesson there is a lot going on and a lot of names being thrown around. My opinion over this whole lesson is that you should not be punished for something you believe in, especially since believing in anti-slavery is not illegal. I do believe that the way John Brown was going about his plan with violence is not necessarily the right way, but he paid for his actions when he was hung, after trying to "raid" Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in 1859, where the U.S. Army held its weapons. Brown, along with about sixteen others who conspired with him, were killed. Once this news spread, people began acting like they never talked to Brown and that he was a crazy man. Some supporters, including those in the secret six, fled to Canada, in fear they would
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