Ch.16 - William Lloyd Garrison (1817-1895) Sig.: One the...

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Unformatted text preview: William Lloyd Garrison (1817-1895) Sig.: One the greatest abolitionists who had a major impact on the discussion of slavery in the antebellum period. Greatly enflamed the sectional crisis. Source: AP364 The Liberator (1831) Who: Written by William Lloyd Garrison What: A publication that advocated the immediate emancipation of all slaves. Sig.: One of many great abolition literatures: it stressed nonviolence and passive resistance in emancipating the slaves. Source: , AP364 American Anti-Slavery Society (1833) Who: the fiery abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison led it What: A Society pledged to end slavery in the United States. They established the basic argument that slavery was illegal. Sig.: They played a very significant role in promoting abolition and stimulating heated feelings and tensions on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line. Contributed to the hardening of attitudes on both sides. (For example, the abolitionists wanted immediate and uncompensated emancipation—which the Southerners could not support under any conditions.) Source: , AP364 King Cotton (1793-1860) Where:The South...
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