John Brown anti-slavery militancy (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 21 May, proslavery groups in Kansas sacked Lawrence. In return, abolitionist leader John Brown led a group of antislavery men against Missourians at Osawatomie, Kansas on 30 August.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "John Brown anti-slavery militancy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[, accessed 27 October 2016.]