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The Battle of Harper's Ferry began for a very simple reason. There was a conflict that could not be solved peacefully.

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John Brown wanted to steal an arsenal at Harper's ferry. Then he would give the weapons to the slaves for a slave rebellion against their slave owners.

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What state did John Brown invade Harpers ferry?

Harpers Ferry is in West Virginia.


Who did john brown attack?

Harpers Ferry


Why did john brown stage a raid a harpers ferry?

John Brown wanted to steal an arsenal at Harper's ferry. Then he would give the weapons to the slaves for a slave rebellion against their slave owners.


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.


Who lead the harpers ferry raid in 1859?

John Brown


What was the place that John Brown raided with men?

Harpers Ferry


Who wanted to end slavery in harpers ferry?

John Brown


Who caputure the US arsenal at Harpers Ferry?

John Brown


What year did John Brown seizes Harpers Ferry?

1859