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01 July
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HistoryPodcast 67 – John Brown

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This a a request from the history hotline. John Brown was a militant American Abolitionist whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harper’s Ferry, Va., in 1859 made him a martyr to the anti-slavery cause and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led to the American Civil War (1861 – 65).

HP67 – John Brown 4:48 – 4.57MB

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PBS Resource Bank John Brown

PBS: American Experience Mini-Site

Wikipedia Article

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John Brown and the Kennedy Farmhouse

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