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Life span

Birth

may 1800 - 1859

John Brown was born in Torrington in 1800

Places

Torrington,Connecticut

1800 - 1820

Inhis early childhood John Brown lived in Connecticut with his family where he learned how to tan animal hides.

Pennsylvannia

1826

He and his wife lived in Pennsylvania in1826

New York

1849

Brown moved to North Elba, New York with his new wife Marry Ann Day

Summer in england

1856 - 1857

He spent the summer in England trying to raise money for his fight against slavery.

Professional career

Herded cow

1812

John Brown herded cow during the war of 1812.

Internal war with slavery

1839 - 1859

When he was twelve he saw a slave being beat and when he got older he joined the antislavery group.

Pottawatomie Massacre

1856

Brown and a band of abolitionists killed five settlers to show that they were ready for action this was also called Bleeding Kansas.

Plans

1857 - 1859

With plans to invade the South he gathered supporters at Tabor, Iowa for training.

The raid

1859

Brown lead the raid with several people to show that they were and that they needed action to change slavery.

Personal events

Marriage

1820 - 1832

He got married to Dianthe Lusk who later died in 1832.

Remarried

1833 - 1859

A year after his wife died he got remarried toMarry Ann day who he had thirteen children with.

death

1859

John Brown was trialed for murder and treason and hung when he was 59 after the raid on Harpers Ferry