Saturday, July 01, 2006

HistoryPodcast 67 - John Brown

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


PBS Resource Bank John Brown

PBS: American Experience Mini-Site

Wikipedia Article

Lots of information

John Brown and the Kennedy Farmhouse