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To obtain weapons to arm the slaves.

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Who were the abolitionists that raided Harpers ferry?

John Brown raided Harper'sFerry inVirginia.

What was the place that John Brown raided with men?

Harpers Ferry

What did john brown raid Harpers ferry for?

He raided Harper's Ferry for weaponry from the arsenal with plans of starting a major slave uprising.

Why john brown raid harpers ferry?

He raided Harper's Ferry for weaponry from the Federal arsenal there, intending to start a major slave uprising.

What state did John Brown invade Harpers ferry?

Harpers Ferry is in West Virginia.

Who did john brown attack?

Harpers Ferry

Who was executed for his attack on the arsenal at harpers ferry?

(John Brown)

Who led the raid at Harpers ferry?

John Brown

Who led the raid of Harpers ferry?

John Brown

What is the story of Harpers Ferry?

John Brown was the leader of the raid and he wanted to create a colony for runaway slaves and to do this he needed weapons. Which led to the Harpers Ferry Raid.

What did john brown do to Harpers ferry?

In 1859, abolitionist John Brown raided the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, VA. He called for a slave revolt. As a result of this insurrection, he was hanged two months later. The North hailed him as a hero and the South thought him a disgrace.

Who lead the harpers ferry raid in 1859?

John Brown