John brown was born  in Torrington, Connecticutin 1800. He came from a very religious

family. He didn't believe in slavery, and he became an abolitionist .he raised up an army of

black and white people .They captured the arsenal at harpers ferry.They Had An Stand

Off with the military .most. Of them were killed.He wanted them to murder white plantation

owners .he went down in history as an anti slavery or an icon."PBS.ORG CIATATION "