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John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry was significant because it

A

showed the perils of allowing slaves to become educated.

B

was the event in Bleeding Kansas that prompted President Buchanan to send in federal troops.

C

was the first attack on Federal property by Southern rebels.

D

confirmed the greatest fears in the South of the effects of radical militant abolitionism, whereby whites and blacks engaged in anti-slavery violence.

E

was the first highly organized slave rebellion.

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