John Brown anti-slavery militancy

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


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.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "John Brown anti-slavery militancy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009; last revised 30 November -1.
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