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 "