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Sectional Conflict Slavery, sectionalism sow seeds of war Garrison's sensational methods awakened Northerners to the evil in an institution many  had long come to regard as unchangeable. He sought to hold up to public gaze the  most repulsive aspects of slavery and to castigate slave holders as torturers and  traffickers in human life. He recognized no rights of the masters, acknowledged no  compromise, tolerated no delay. Other abolitionists, unwilling to subscribe to his law- defying tactics, held that reform should be accomplished by legal and peaceful means.  Garrison was joined by  another powerful voice, that of Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave who galvanized  Northern audiences.  Theodore Dwight Weld and many other abolitionists crusaded 
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