Chapter 19 - Brianna L Fagan 1 John Brown was a man who was against slavery After the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed Brown became furious with what

Chapter 19 - Brianna L Fagan 1 John Brown was a man...

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Brianna L. Fagan 1. John Brown was a man who was against slavery. After the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed Brown became furious with what was happening to slaves. In response, he went to Kansas with to meet up with his sons that said Kansas was being threatened to be turned into a slave state. On May 24, 1856 Brown and his men took rifles and knives to Pottawatomie Creek. He pulled settlers out of their beds and began to hack them all. He killed five, then hacked their bodies up. And he severely injured many more that night. Though he started a guerilla war throughout Kansas he was no terrorist. A murderer, yes. However, he was the spark of a war that would have happened eventually. He was just the domino that made all the others fall. Though Brown could have done this raid in a nonviolent way this way did get things moving in Kansas. After his spree

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