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Robert Purvis-Quaker Robert Purvis was an African American Abolitionist and political leader. He was an active member in the William Lloyd Garrison's Anti- Slavery Society. His home was a vital waystation for run away slaves and was unofficially known for the president of the Underground Rail Road. Nearly 11,000 slaves took refuge under Robert's roof. He refused to pay his taxes when black schools were closed.He spoke widely about African American Accomplishments and contributions.

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: THE ABOLITIONISTS Ch. 5.1: Tuesday 1/8 8:00pm This six-part miniseries vividly brings to life the epic struggles of the men and women who fought to end slavery. THE ABOLITIONISTS tells the intertwined stories of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimké, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Brown. Fighting body and soul, they led the most important civil rights crusade in American history.

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William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879), a native of Boston, was the founder of The Liberator, the leading and most radical anti-slavery newspaper in America from 1831-1865 which did a great deal to reshape the anti-slavery movement and made Garrison the nation’s leading public emancipationist. The estab...William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879), a native of Boston, was the founder of The Liberator, the leading and most radical anti-slavery newspaper in America from 1831-1865 which did a great deal…

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By Lesley Gist, The Gist of Freedom Origins of Watch Night! The Emancipation Proclamation..Carlton’s painting is variously called “Watch Night — Waiting for the Hour” or ” Watch Meeting–Dec. 31st, 1862.” It was sent to President Lincoln by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison The Watch Night painting...By Lesley Gist, The Gist of Freedom Origins of Watch Night! The Emancipation Proclamation..Carlton’s painting is variously called “Watch Night — Waiting for the Hour” or ” Watch Meeting–Dec…

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A small group of thoughtful, committed citizens - William Lloyd Garrison, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Rachel Carson, Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Harvey Milk, Anne Frank, Miep Gies, Margaret Mead herself.

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William Lloyd Garrison Abolitionist

Are right and wrong convertible terms

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