William Lloyd Garrison. By: Kayleigh Yerdon and Katie Ruvane. Brief Biography:. Born on December 10 th , 1805 in Newburyport, Massachusetts Grew up in atmosphere of declining Federalism and lively Christian good will Joined abolitionist movement at age 25 Editor of many major newspapers
By: KayleighYerdon and Katie Ruvane
Garrison joined the Abolitionist Movement at 25.
The movement wanted to end segregation.
Worked to immediate the emancipation of slaves.
Radical abolitionism formed in Second Great Awakening.
1830’s- Northern churches promoted the abolitionist movement.
Recognized as the most radical American abolitionist.
Created the New-England Anti-Slavery Society.
Became president of the society.
Spoke and wrote about freedom for slaves.
Approved of Emancipation Proclamation.
Also spoke for women’s rights.
-William Lloyd Garrison
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