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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

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William lloyd garrison

William Lloyd Garrison

By: KayleighYerdon and Katie Ruvane


Brief biography
Brief Biography:

  • Born on December 10th, 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

  • Recognized as the most radical of American antislavery advocates

  • Civil War made him choose between two core beliefs


What movement
What movement?

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.


Contributions to the movement
Contributions to the 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.


Effects of garrison s work
Effects of Garrison’s Work:

  • The Liberator, reached a massive audience with its blatant support of emancipation for millions of slaves

    • Religious ties

  • Had no fear to speak his mind; became the voice of abolition in America

    • Freedom of Speech/Freedom of Press

    • “Every slave is a stolen man; every slaveholder is a man stealer. By no precedent, no example, no law, no compact, no purchase, no bequest, no inheritance, no combination of circumstances, is slaveholding right or justifiable.”

      -William Lloyd Garrison


Bibliography
Bibliography

“William Lloyd Garrison.” 2012. Biography.com 08 Mar 2012, 11:00 http://www.biography.com/people/william-lloyd-garrison-9307251

“Liberator, The.” Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2012. Web. 9 Mar. 2012. <http://school.eb.com/eb/article-9048124

Reprinted in Wendell Phillips Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879: The Story of His Life, Told by His Children, vol. 1 (New York: The Century Company, 1885), pages 224-226

"Speech of William Lloyd Garrison." Causes of the Civil War. Web. 22 Mar. 2012. <http://civilwarcauses.org/garrison.htm>.

Thomas, John L. "William Lloyd Garrison (American Editor, Writer, and Abolitionist)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 22 Mar. 2012. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/226208/William-Lloyd-Garrison>.

“William Lloyd Garrison.”PBS. Web. 22 Mar. 2012. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1561.html>.


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