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  • Homework John Brown
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  • 23.04.2017
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    Homework: John Brown

    Find out about John Brown.

    Read the following webpages about him.

    Take short notes about his life and his idea of fighting against slavery!
    • Read about him on this homepage (first QR-Code):
      https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(abolitionist)
    • Read about him on this homepage (second QR-Code):
      https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(Abolitionist)
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    Infos über John Brown

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    Early years




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    • Brown was a white man, born in Torrington, Connecticut.
    • He strongly believed in Christianity. He believed that Christians should treat people the same no matter what color their skin was.
    • Many white Christians in America at this time did not agree with this
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    Early years
    • Brown was a white man, born in Torrington, Connecticut.
    • He strongly believed in Christianity. He believed that Christians should treat people the same no matter what color their skin was.
    • Many white Christians in America at this time did not agree with this
    https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(abolitionist)
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    Kansas and the Pottawatomie Massacre




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    • Brown lived mostly in Springfield, Massachusetts before moving to the Kansas Territory.
    • Several of his sons were already living there.
    • Brown's sons wanted his help to fight people from Missouri.
    • The people in Missouri wanted slavery to be legal in Kansas.
    • On 24 May 1856, Brown and his sons killed five people in Kansas who wanted slavery to be legal.
    • They dragged the people out of their homes and killed them with swords.
    • This came to be known as the Pottawatomie massacre.[2]

    • More violent things happened after this.
    • This was the beginning of the period in the Kansas Territory known as Bleeding Kansas.[3]
    • Before leaving Kansas, Brown and his followers were attacked at the Battle of Osawatomie on August 30, 1856.[4]
    • His son Frederick was killed there.
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    Kansas and the Pottawatomie Massacre
    • Brown lived mostly in Springfield, Massachusetts before moving to the Kansas Territory.
    • Several of his sons were already living there.
    • Brown's sons wanted his help to fight people from Missouri.
    • The people in Missouri wanted slavery to be legal in Kansas.
    • On 24 May 1856, Brown and his sons killed five people in Kansas who wanted slavery to be legal.
    • They dragged the people out of their homes and killed them with swords.
    • This came to be known as the Pottawatomie massacre.[2]

    • More violent things happened after this.
    • This was the beginning of the period in the Kansas Territory known as Bleeding Kansas.[3]
    • Before leaving Kansas, Brown and his followers were attacked at the Battle of Osawatomie on August 30, 1856.[4]
    • His son Frederick was killed there.
    https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(abolitionist)
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    Harper's Ferry




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    • In 1859, Brown decided to attack the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia).[6]
    • He was planning on giving the weapons to slaves.[6]
    • The slaves would use the weapons to fight against their masters and become free.
    • Brown attacked the arsenal in October 1859. His sons and several other men, including several black men, helped him with the attack.
    • His attack failed. Brown was captured, and was executed by hanging for treason against the state of Virginia on 2 December 1859.[6]

    • People had strong feelings about John Brown.
    • Some people thought that he was crazy or evil.
    • Other people thought that he was a hero.
    • His attack on Harpers Ferry helped lead to the American Civil War.
    • The war would start in 1861.[7]
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    Harper's Ferry
    • In 1859, Brown decided to attack the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia).[6]
    • He was planning on giving the weapons to slaves.[6]
    • The slaves would use the weapons to fight against their masters and become free.
    • Brown attacked the arsenal in October 1859. His sons and several other men, including several black men, helped him with the attack.
    • His attack failed. Brown was captured, and was executed by hanging for treason against the state of Virginia on 2 December 1859.[6]

    • People had strong feelings about John Brown.
    • Some people thought that he was crazy or evil.
    • Other people thought that he was a hero.
    • His attack on Harpers Ferry helped lead to the American Civil War.
    • The war would start in 1861.[7]
    https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(abolitionist)