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Q: The hanging of a fanatically violent abolitionist makes him a martyr in the North and a hated symbol in the South?
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Fanatical and bloody-minded abolitionist martyr admired in the North and hated in the South?

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Fanatical and bloody minded abolitionist martyr admired in the north and hated in the south?

John Brown


Illinois editor whose death at the hands of a mob made him an abolitionist martyr?

Elijah Lovejoy


When did a radical abolitionist editor is murdered and becomes a martyr to the antislavery cause?

1837, Elijah Lovejoy was killed by a mob.


How did John Browns death divide the north and south?

Many northerners saw John Brown as an abolitionist martyr, dying in a righteous cause. Most southerners saw him as a terrorist, using violent means to further his extreme agenda. The South geared up its militia training, as a result.


How did John Brown's death further divide the North and South?

Many northerners saw John Brown as an abolitionist martyr, dying in a righteous cause. Most southerners saw him as a terrorist, using violent means to further his extreme agenda. The South geared up its militia training, as a result.


After the affair at harpers ferry abolitionists considered john brown to be?

John Brown was considered an abolitionist hero of the first magnitude and a treasonous rebel by the federal govt.


How did Southerer's respond to John Brown's execution?

Many Southerners viewed John Brown as a dangerous abolitionist who threatened their way of life and were relieved by his execution. They saw him as a martyr for the abolitionist cause and feared similar uprisings. Some Southerners called for increased security measures to prevent future incidents.


What did John brown do after bleeding Kansas?

Brown's role in the violence in Kansas helped him raise money for his raid on Harpers Ferry in Virginia in 1859. The raid failed, and Brown was executed, becoming a martyr to the abolitionist cause.


What do you call someone who died for their religious beliefs?

A martyr is one who is killed for believing in their religion


How did some Americans respond to john brown's raid?

The South thought it showed that all Abolitionists were violent revolutionaries. The Abolitionists (only a small minority of Northerners) thought it made Brown a hero-martyr. Other Northerners deplored the raid, as they felt it was drawing the country into war. With that said, Abraham Lincoln called Brown's raid absurd.


Is it to martyr or to be martyred or to become a martyr?

To be martyred or to become a martyr. To martyr would refer to the person doing the killing.