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William Lloyd Garrison

Video footage: CIRCA 1980s - Frederick Douglass met William Lloyd Garrison while giving a spech on slavery in Massachusetts and was asked to join their society, in the mid 19th century.
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Definition of the noun william lloyd garrison

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  1. United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)


Who is William Lloyd Garrison?

William Lloyd Garrison was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in 1831 and published in Massachusetts until slavery was abolished by Constitutional amendment after the American Civil War. He was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. In the 1870s, Garrison became a prominent voice for the woman suffrage movement.

  • also known as Гаррисон, Уильям Ллойд
  • born on (210 years ago) in Newburyport
  • nationality: United States of America
  • profession: Journalist, peace activist
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  • died on (136 years ago) in New York City
  • written works: "Words of Garrison", "No compromise with slavery", "The letters of William Lloyd Garrison", "Helen Eliza Garrison", "The loyalty and devotion of colored Americans in the revolution and war of 1812", "The philosophy of the single tax movement", "Senator Hoar and protection", "An address delivered at the Broadway tabernacle, N.Y. August 1, 1838", "Garrison's first anti-slavery address in Boston", "The nation's shame", "A brief sketch of the trial of William Lloyd Garrison, for an alleged libel on Francis Todd, of Massachusetts", "The spirit of the South towards northern freemen and soldiers defending the American flag against traitors of the deepest dye"


"William Lloyd Garrison" is a book by John Jay Chapman.

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Google previewThe Baby Name Wizard (2013)

A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby by Laura Wattenberg

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Populism in America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2014)

by Alexandra Kindell, Elizabeth S. Demers Ph.D.

William Lloyd Garrison. New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1913. Frederickson, George M. William Lloyd Garrison. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, 1968. Garrison, Wendell Phillips, and Francis Jackson Garrison. William Lloyd Garrison ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: The encyclopedia (2003)

by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Elaine C. Prange Turney

Merrill, Against Wind and Tide: A Biography of William Lloyd Garrison, 1963; John L. Thomas, The Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison: A Biography, 1963. Bruce A. Glasrud General Agreement on Tariffs and ...

Google previewThe Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery (1997)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

ral- William Lloyd Garrison lied antislavery forces against the American Colonization Society, ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Literary Influences (2001)

The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914 by John Powell, Derek W. Blakeley, Tessa Powell

William Lloyd Garrison and the Fight against Slavery; Selections from ...

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With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. (William Lloyd Garrison)
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