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John Brown

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The story of John Brown is one that has been rewritten and reinterpreted multiple times.  Your task in class today is to find out who the real John Brown is.  Was he a Martyr or a Murderer, or somewhere in between.  Follow the steps below to find out more about Brown's life, raid on Pottawatomie, and attack at  Harper's Ferry.


John Brown's Background - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1550.html


Additional Background on his childhood - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/brown/peopleevents/pande01.html


Pottawatomie Massacre - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/brown/peopleevents/pande07.html


Harper's Ferry Raid  - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/brown/peopleevents/pande09.html


Letters to John Brown - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/brown/filmmore/reference/primary/index.html


Address of John Brown to the Virginia Court. - http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/documents/documents_p2.cfm?doc=36 



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