John Brown was a white American abolitionist, he wanted to abolish slavery. He believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the U.S. He became a hero in the eyes of the Northern extremist, he accomplished gathering a small crowd of rebels that wanted to end ska very by early 1858. Then Brown got caught up during the raid, they then hung him.
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