William Lloyd Garrison argues that slavery was a direct violation of each person’s ownership of himself.
William Lloyd Garrison
An ardent abolitionist and supporter of the women’s suffrage movement, William Lloyd Garrison is perhaps best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Smith discusses the importance of Garrison’s call for the free states to secede from the Union, and the eventual disagreement with Frederick Douglass.
In a community-building activist junket, Rogers and William Lloyd Garrison hunt for honest souls in the forests and hills of New Hampshire.
Smith discusses the prevalence of violence against abolitionists during the 1830s, and how Wendell Phillips became an abolitionist.
William Lloyd Garrison said that slavery violates the fundamental right of all individuals to be free, and he dedicated his life to abolishing the practice.
William Lloyd Garrison, known as the editor of the anti-slavery newspaper Liberator, was an outspoken and radical leader for the abolitionist movement.
Smith defends the pacifist Garrison from the charge of hypocrisy for supporting the Union during the Civil War.
D’Amato looks at the Garrisonians, the most diehard and arguably most consistently libertarian of the abolitionists.
Smith explains why Garrison, an avowed pacifist, supported the North during the Civil War.
Abolitionism was the 19th century anti-slavery movement promoting the equal civil and political rights for African Americans and complete rejection of slavery.
Presley gives a rundown of some of the many black women, both famous and lesser-known, who worked toward the abolition of slavery.
Having previously discussed abolitionist black women, Presley highlights some of the white women in the movement to end slavery.
Henry David Thoreau sought to live as a wholly free person in a world that was not wholly free. Learn more about his life in this audio home study course.
Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist who fought for black liberty both before and after the Civil War.
The radical libertarian abolitionists thought it was senseless to attack slavery while defending the institutions that upheld it.
Smith discusses the crucial role played by the inalienable right of self-ownership in the abolitionist crusade to abolish slavery.