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What impact on the Civil War did the Raid of John Brown have?

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2016-03-07 22:59:16

John Brown's raid was an act of treason. Very few people saw any

value to Brown's attempt to start a slave revolt. It had no effect

on the US Civil War. This can be seen if Brown's raid never


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2012-03-27 00:37:09

John Brown's raid helped cause the Civil War. It convinced many

southerners that the north was intending to destroy the southern

way of life and was ready for war against them.

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