Massacre of Pottawatomie Creek

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John Brown and a group of fellow abolitionists attack and kill five pro-slavery settlers near Pottawatomie Creek, part of the build-up to the American Civil War that is known as 'Bleeding Kansas'.

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Editors. "Massacre of Pottawatomie Creek". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18328, accessed 20 April 2014.]