Why Is John Brown A Terrorist

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John Brown is not a terrorist. The acts he committed at Harper’s Ferry and Pottawatommie Creek were not acts of terrorism because they lack the inspiration of fear into his enemies. He may have committed acts that were tragic, but just because someone kills someone else does not mean they are a terrorist. There are many things that make people terrorists, but everything about John Brown makes him just a freedom fighter and not a terrorist. The first reason why John Brown was not a terrorist is because the acts he has devoted to and the reasons why he committed them, does not make him a terrorist. One of the acts he was devoted to was killing anybody that came in his way at Harper’s Ferry. That is not terrorism because he is not striking
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