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John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

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"John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights" dives deep into the life of John Brown, a figure whose name is synonymous with America's intense struggle against slavery. Published on April 19, 2005, this cultural biography by Reynolds captures the essence of Brown as a Puritan warrior whose commitment to abolition was so profound that it led him to adopt measures of violent resistance against pro-slavery forces. From the bloody streets of Kansas to the historic raid on Harpers Ferry, Brown’s actions stirred the nation, polarizing its citizens and escalating the tensions that would eventually culminate in the Civil War. This book not only recounts these pivotal events but also examines how Brown’s ideals helped lay the groundwork for the civil rights movement, advocating for complete equality across racial lines. Ideal for high school students studying racial justice, this narrative encourages readers to reflect on how past sacrifices shape the freedoms and struggles of the present.
Published by Knopf on April 19, 2005
592 pages
ISBN: 9780375411885
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