John Brown

John Brown

Born: May 9, 1800

Died: December 2, 1859

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Biography: John Brown was the first white American abolitionist to advocate and practice insurrection as a means to the abolition of slavery.

Source/Notes: Remark (2 November 1859), as quoted in The Home Book of Quotations (1984) edited by Burton Stevenson
Source/Notes: On the subject of race relations, 1859 [2]

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