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Unformatted text preview: Garrison was the most prominent abolitionist. He was the founder of the Liberator in 1831. He demanded complete and immediate emancipation. There were many persecutions against anti-slavery activists. By 1840 abolitionists had to run to the north to continue the fight. Nonetheless abolitionists grew to 500+ societies by 1840 and a membership of 150,000. New England and West abolitionists split over womens rights, colonization and the constitution....
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2008 for the course HIST 1377 taught by Professor Buzzanco during the Fall '05 term at University of Houston.
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