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John Brown"s trial

Brian McGinty

John Brown"s trial

by Brian McGinty

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brown, John, -- 1800-1859 -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Brown, John, -- 1800-1859,
  • Trials (Treason) -- Virginia,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown"s Raid, 1859

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian McGinty.
    GenreTrials, litigation, etc., Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF223.B765 M34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23058341M
    ISBN 109780674035171
    LC Control Number2009004724
    OCLC/WorldCa302414641

    The best book I've read yet is "John Brown's Spy" by Lubet, followed by "John Brown's Trial" by McGinty. John Brown's Spy tells the story of the raid from the point of view of the ones who saw it best; the other raiders. There were twenty-two me. Mixing idealism with violence, abolitionist John Brown cut a wide swath across the United States before winding up in Virginia, where he led an attack on the U.S. armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Supported by a 'provisional army' of 21 men, Brown hoped to rouse the slaves in Virginia to rebellion. But he was quickly captured and, after a short but stormy trial, hanged on December 2,

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    Supported by a “provisional army” of 21 men, Brown hoped to rouse the slaves in Virginia to rebellion. But he was quickly captured and, after a short but stormy trial, hanged on December 2, Brian McGinty provides the first comprehensive account of the trial, which raised important questions about jurisdiction, judicial fairness, and.   Eight days after the militant abolitionist John Brown was arrested while raiding the federal armory at Harpers Ferry in , he stood trial for treason and murder in a Virginia McGinty persuasively contends that Brown’s trial was even more consequential than the raid itself — for had he died during the fighting, he would have been easier to ignore.


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“John Brown's Trial is an important book on an important subject. Brian McGinty's impressive research sheds much new light on a crucial--and previously underappreciated--event in American legal history.”―Steven Lubet, author of Murder in Tombstone: The Forgotten Trial Cited by: 1.

Virginia v. John Brown was a criminal trial held in Charles Town, Virginia, in October The abolitionist John Brown was prosecuted for his involvement in a raid on the United States federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. (Sinceboth Charles Town and Harpers Ferry are in West Virginia.)On October 16–18,Brown led 21 armed men, 5 Black and 16 white, to Harpers Ferry, an Born: May 9,Torrington, Connecticut.

John Brown's Trial is an important book on an important subject. Brian McGinty's impressive research sheds much new light on a crucial—and previously underappreciated—event in American legal history. Steven Lubet. There have been many books about John Brown, but none provides as comprehensive an account of the famous trial as does McGinty': Harvard.

My th Goodreads book- John Brown's Trial starts very strong. As you get deeper into the legal issues (jurisdiction, treason, etc.) the narrative becomes bogged down. Perhaps that is inevitable but a writer with more flair may have made those issues more animated.

John Brown was NOT dull. But large segments of this book are/5. Brian McGinty's recent book, John Brown's Trial, gave me another reason to love the man. It is a reconstruction of Brown's trial for the raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in (Note to the trivia collectors out there: The correct contemporary spelling of the town is 5/5(10).

Even his abolitionist allies thought his attack on Harpers Ferry insane, but, as this short-form book by New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming points out, John Brown sensed that his trial and death would ignite the nation's conscience.

Download Full John Brown S Trial Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. You also can read online John Brown S Trial and write the review about the book. Mixing idealism with violence, abolitionist John Brown cut a wide swath across the United States before winding up in Virginia, where he led an attack on the U.S.

armory and arsenal. The Trial of John Brown. Charlestown, Virginia October 25 to November 2, From “The Life, Trial and Execution of Captain John Brown, Known as “Old Brown of Ossawatomie,” with a Full Account of the Attempted Insurrection at Harpers Ferry”.

New York: Robert Witt, Publisher, Oct. 25. On October, 16,John Brown and nearly two dozen comrades seized the armory at Harper's Ferry in West Virginia, hoping to use its massive arsenal in the struggle to forcibly end slavery.

Captured and brought to trial at nearby Charles Town, Brown was found guilty of treason. John Brown (May 9, – December 2, ) was an American advocated the use of armed insurrection to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United first gained national attention when he led small groups of volunteers during the Bleeding Kansas crisis of He was dissatisfied with the pacifism of the organized abolitionist movement: "These men are all.

Supported by a "provisional army" of 21 men, Brown hoped to rouse the slaves in Virginia to rebellion. But he was quickly captured and, after a short but stormy trial, hanged on December 2, McGinty provides the first comprehensive account of the trial, which raised important questions about jurisdiction, judicial fairness, and Range: $ - $   Militant abolitionist John Brown is executed on charges of treason, murder and insurrection on December 2, Brown, born in Connecticut in.

Get this from a library. John Brown's trial. [Brian McGinty; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Mixing idealism with violence, abolitionist John Brown cut a wide swath across the United States before winding up in Virginia, where he led an attack on the U.S.

armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry. John Brown, militant American abolitionist and veteran of Bleeding Kansas whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in and subsequent execution made him an antislavery martyr and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led.

Supported by a 'provisional army' of 21 men, Brown hoped to rouse the slaves in Virginia to rebellion. But he was quickly captured and, after a short but stormy trial, hanged on December 2, McGinty provides the first comprehensive account of the trial, which raised important questions about jurisdiction, judicial fairness, and treason.

In his book he recounts the trial of abolitionist John Brown who led an attack on the U.S. armory and arsenal in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, on Octo John Brown.

“ John Brown’s Trial is an important book on an important subject. Brian McGinty’s impressive research sheds much new light on a crucial—and previously underappreciated—event in American legal history. ” —Steven Lubet, author of Murder in Tombstone: The Forgotten Trial of Wyatt Earp.

JOHN BROWN'S TRIAL [Brian McGinty]. Mixing idealism with violence, abolitionist John Brown cut a wide swath across the United States before winding up in Virginia, where he led an attack on the U.S.

armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Supported by a. Stonewall Jackson was a professor at the Virginia Military Institute in December of when he was ordered, along with his cadets, to provide security at John Brown‘s execution in Charlestown, Virginia. John Brown had recently been condemned to death after his failed raid in October on Harper’s Ferry in Virginia.

After rumors began to swirl that some of Brown’s supporters. John Brown's request for a delay I do not intend to detain the court, but barely wish to say, as I have been promised a fair trial, that I am not in circumstances that enable me to attend a trial, owing to the state of my health.

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Make sure to price the book competitively with the other options presented, so you have the best chance of selling your book.This was John Brown's last speech during his trial by by the Commonwealth of Virginia in Charles Town, Virginia (now part of West Virginia).

Brown was executed December 2, An interesting fact of history is that, the evening before Brown was executed, a group of soldiers slept in the courtroom. One of them was John Wilkes Booth.The Trial Of John Brown The Trial Of John Brown.

min read and attending upon the Circuit Court of said county, upon their oaths do present that John Brown, Aaron C. Stevensand Edwin Coppoc, white men, and Shields Green and John Copland, free negroes, together with divers other evil-minded and traitorous persons to the Jurors.