John Brown (abolitionist) Essay | Choosing the Fight Against Slavery Over His Family: John Brown

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Choosing the Fight Against Slavery Over His Family: John Brown

Summary: An opinionated look at the abolitionist John Brown, based on the reading of Clinton Cox's biography Fiery Vision: The Life and Death of John Brown.
In the biography Fiery Vision, The Life and Death of John Brown by Clinton Cox, I noticed that John Brown spent more time fighting for slavery than with his family. In finding this, I was very intrigued to learn that someone would fight for something he believes in so much rather than be with his family in time of need. I think that he spent too much time on the cause. Slavery is in fact wrong but to me, family would come first. Brown's family struggled to survive and only saw him every so often, but he did write to his family all the time. On one of his visits, before Brown was really involved in the fight for slavery, he told his second wife Mary Anne Day to "consider herself a widow," and for his children to be "committed...

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