John Brown

I, John Brown am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood.

John Brown was a radical abolitionist who believed in the violent overthrow of the slavery system. During the Bleeding Kansas conflicts, Brown and his sons led attacks on pro-slavery residents.

He wanted to arm slaves for a rebellion.

He wanted to end slavery and free the slaves.

He went to the South, essentially wreaking havoc on the economic viability of the pro-slavery states.

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