William Lloyd Garrison

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United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)


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The abolitionists who rescued or tried to rescue these fugitives were not Garrisonian pacifists.
It is a very straightforward Garrisonian point: while there may be macroeconomic problems, there are only microeconomic explanations and solutions.
This traditional view has come under fire from a slew of historians--most recently Frederick Blue, Stanley Harrold, and Jonathan Earle--who have stressed the enormous practical efficacy of political antislavers in contrast to Garrisonians who were too disengaged to actually do much for the cause.
It did, however, persuade many, perhaps most, black Americans, who generally favored political activism over the Garrisonian refusal to participate in a political system contaminated by slavery.
Though in 1840 the presence of Garrisonian female abolitionists had caused uproar at the World Anti-Slavery Convention, by the 1850s women's public advocacy of the cause was widely accepted, and the platform included the black American speakers Sarah Parker Remond and Mary E.
Nevertheless, in its Garrisonian form, America abolitionism was a radical movement tinged with unsavoury connotations that often deterred would-be sympathizers.
The first was "the sovereignty of the individual," sometimes expressed as "self-ownership"--a term popularized by Garrisonian abolitionism.
In fact, all the characters, even Eulalia's Garrisonian father, will eventually suffer a conversion to the Southern way of life when confronted with Southern reality.
By carefully examining the social backgrounds of the community's membership, Clark discovered that those who came to Northampton were Garrisonian "non-resistants" who, unlike the "new organization" (political and evangelical) abolitionists, resisted political solutions to the elimination of slavery, defended women's active role in the movement as speakers and organizers, and sought to eliminate any form of inequality based on class, race, and gender.
Twenty years later," Balkin explains, "Levinson gave up his constitutional faith and has since become a modern-day Garrisonian," because "hardwired" aspects of the Constitution--such as the presidential veto, two senators from each state, and the electoral college--render the system "incorrigibly undemocratic," making radical reform impossible.
Press, 1994), 125-62, for a discussion of Garrisonian reform.
Published 10 years after Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Douglass's 1855 slave narrative partially explains his disillusionment with the Garrisonian wing of the abolitionist movement.
The Garrisonian nonresistants argued in sectarian fashion that earthly governments were established only because of human sin.
He not only refused to be yoked to Henry Wright, for example, the Garrisonian disunionist, but he began to develop a pragmatic and at times calculating political strategy that was not in keeping with Garrison's more radical approach.
Many of the Garrisonian abolitionists also emphatically supported women's rights.