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Timeline of the Civil War
Created by hamil46
on Sep 8, 2008
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 05:55 PM
Brown was hanged for high treason in the presence of federal troops and a crowd of curious observers. Public reaction was immdediate and intense. Many people considered him to be a martyr.
John Brown led a band of 21 men black and white to Harpers ferry to seize the federal arsenal, distibute arms to slaves in the area, and begin an uprising.
This speech was created to inspire the independent and democratic voters.