What is John Brown?

  • (noun): Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858).
    Synonyms: Brown

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Liberty Hall (Frankfort, Kentucky) - History
... In 1796, Holmes sold the four acres to Senator John Brown (Kentucky) ... John Brown began construction of a home on the property shortly after purchasing it, though he was often away in Philadelphia ... The architect of Liberty Hall is unknown, although John himself may have done some of the design ...
List Of People With Surname Brown - Politics - United States
... Brown (1826–1901), mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1901 Benjamin Gratz Brown (1826–1885), governor of Missouri Charlie Brown (California politician) (born 1949), candidate ... Brown (1857–1922), President pro tem of the New York State Senate 1915-1918 Eric Brown (judge), Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court several people named George Brown, including George Brown, Jr ... congressman from California George Houston Brown (1810–1865), represented New Jersey 's 4th congressional district from 1853 to 1855 Harold Brown (Secret ...
Starf*ck (party) - History - Founding
... Brown owes its founding to the support of learning among a Baptist Church association but in 1762, the Baptist Minister Morgan Edwards was at first ridiculed for suggesting the founding of a college ... in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (the former name for Brown University), the first Baptist college in the original thirteen colonies ... were among those who played an instrumental role in Brown's foundation and later became American revolutionaries ...
Slave Rebellion - North America
... John Brown had already fought against pro-slavery forces in Kansas for several years when he decided to lead a raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia (West Virginia was not yet a state) ... It almost succeeded, had it not been for Brown's delay, and hundreds of slaves left their plantations to join Brown's force - and others left their plantations to join Brown in an escape ... Eventually, due to a tactical error by Brown, their force was quelled ...
List Of United States Political Families (B) - The Browns, Bowens, and Francis
... John Brown (1736–1803), Treasurer of Rhode Island 1775-1796, Rhode Island State Representative 1782-1784, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Rhode Island 1784-1785, U.S ... Brother-in-law of John Brown ... Benjamin Brown (1756–1831), Massachusetts State Representative 1809 1811-1812 1819, U.S ...

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    I’m the only woman reporter they have, so I get all the meat boycott stories and all the meatless food stories.... Actually, I’ve only cooked three meals in my life. The most uncomfortable place for me in the whole world is in a kitchen.
    —Theresa Brown (b. 1957)