John Brown: Putting Actions Above Words (Voices for Freedom: Abolitionist Heroes) e-book
by Geoffrey M Horn
John Brown joined the side of free-staters in the conflict in the Kansas . Harriet Tubman served as an abolitionist, emancipator of slaves, military spy, and advocate for womens rights.
John Brown joined the side of free-staters in the conflict in the Kansas Territory, fighting to have Kansas enter the Union as an anti-slavery state. History has shown that his actions and the reactions to them were among the most potent precursors of the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. Tubman helped lead more than seventy slaves out of captivity and guide them to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
John Brown joined the side of "free-staters" in the conflict in the Kansas Territory, fighting to have Kansas enter the Union as an anti-slavery state.
John Brown: Putting Action Above Words. Voices for Freedom: Abolitionist Heroes). St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2010. Biographer Geoffrey M. Horn provides context for Brown's unbending opposition to slavery by describing his autocratic rule within his own family and recounting how fundamentalist Christianity led him to a radical philosophy of righteous violence. By the time the reader has followed Brown to the remote base camp from which he led his followers in their famous armed assault on the federal armory at Harper's Ferry, the parallels with Islamist terrorist training camps in our own day are obvious and disturbing.
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Voices for Freedom (Abolitionist Heroes). Library descriptions. Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown, the people and events surrounding the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, and its aftermath. Original publication date.
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John Brown and his family lived in Hudson, Ohio. In 1840 slavery was still going on, but John and his father Owen, both staunch abolitionists, felt differently. John "wanted black people to be treated as equal to white people. Ohio was a "free state," but many states still considered slaves to be nothing more than property.
Voices for Freedom Abolitionist Heroes is a series of biographies portraying a generation of true American heroes. Their vision, words, and actions were a source of inspiration to the abolitionist movement and the fight to free African-American slaves before and during the Civil War. Author: Horn, Geoffrey Michael. The Lexile "Power V™" Word Selector identifies up to 10 challenging words in each book that are important for students to know.
John Brown (9 May 1800 – 2 December 1859) was an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced insurrection as a means to the abolition of slavery. I bring you one of the best and bravest persons on this continent - General Tubman as we call her. Introducing Harriet Tubman to Wendell Phillips, as quoted in The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom (1898) by Wilbur Henry Siebert, p. 185 also in "The Underground Railway" (27 May 1902) by W. H. Withrow, as published in Proceedings.