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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom

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"What do moral people do when democracy countenances evil? The question, implicit in the idea that people can govern themselves, came to a head in America at the middle of the nineteenth century, in the struggle over slavery. John Brown's answer was violence--violence of a sort some in later generations would call terrorism. Brown was a deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old Testament speaking to him, telling him to do whatever was necessary to destroy slavery. When Congress opened Kansas territory to slavery, ...

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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom
2020, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385544009

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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom
2020, Random House Large Print Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780593295373

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