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    • Harpers Ferry

    • The History of the Federal Armory That Became One of America's Most Famous National Parks
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jannie Meisberger
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Although Harpers Ferry was always a small, sleepy town, its industrial capacity to manufacture weaponry for the US Army made it important, and ultimately ensured its legacy thanks to John Brown's raid. After his activities in Bleeding Kansas, Brown spent the next few years raising money in New England, and in 1859 he began to set a new plan in motion that he hoped would create a full scale slave uprising in the South.

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    • British Legends: The Life and Legacy of Guy Fawkes

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jannie Meisberger
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1605, Guy Fawkes was one of over a dozen conspirators in the famous Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to assassinate England's King James I. When the plot was discovered on the 5th of November, Fawkes and other conspirators were quickly convicted and executed, and the King asked his subjects to remember the 5th November as "the joyful day of deliverance".

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