History Paper on John Brown’s fight to end slavery
John Brown was an abolitionist in America who believed that he had the mandate to put the slavery system to an end through the use of violent. Due to the victory of the proslavery Brown decided to use force to go against the people who were supporting the slavery. Brown used the reinforcement of his four sons after stealing ammunitions plus the backup of some of his two accomplices to kill five of the proslavery settlers. Brown saw abolition and slavery as ungodliness, and that made him put more effort into trying to stop it. He did this with a reason that he was fulfilling the will of a fair God. Through the fight of Brown the North and the South realized that it was time to end slavery both the two territories had to decide if they were going to continue with the practice or they were going to stop it. The supporters from both sides rushed to vote on the decision that they wanted to pass. There were a group of people who is supporting the effort of Brown to end slavery, and there were also a group of individuals who wanted to continue with slavery. Since there was two opposing sides violence broke out which led to the term Bleeding Kansas.
According to the things that Brown was opposing, I would define him as a hero. Brown believed in equality in that in the eyes of God people were all the same. A hero is anyone who stands for the truth even if it means death. Together with his few armies plus the stolen armor, he was able to take the proslavery and in the end created awareness among people. His actions and death opened a new page in that people started to fight for the rights of the slaves and slavery.