Who is William Lloyd Garrison?

  • (noun): United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879).
    Synonyms: Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison (December 10, 1805 – May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the women's suffrage movement.

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List Of Liberal Theorists - From Locke To Mill - William Lloyd Garrison
... William Lloyd Garrison (United States, 1805–1879) Some literature Articles advocating abolition of slavery in the newspaper The Liberator, 1831–1866 ...
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... This was Garrison's first major public statement against slavery ... oration delivered in 1838, discussing Garrison's views of slave rebellion and the prospects for violence ... To the Public, Garrison's introductory column for The Liberator (January 1, 1831) ...
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1831 William Lloyd Garrison begins publication of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator ... Anti-Slavery Society, an abolitionist society, is founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan ... the American Anti-Slavery Society due to grievances with William Lloyd Garrison's leadership ...
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... William Lloyd Garrison School is a historic school at 20 Hutchings Street in Boston, Massachusetts ... school was built in 1910 and named after William Lloyd Garrison ...
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... Yours to break every yoke, Wm Lloyd Garrison to Theodore Bourne.”. ...

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    I am in earnest—I will not equivocate—I will not excuse—I will not retreat a single inch—and I will be heard!
    —William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879)

    Our country is the world—our countrymen are all mankind.
    —William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879)

    Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation in a case like the present.
    —William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879)