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William Lloyd Garrison
Leader in the Antislavery Society
Abolitionist, made speeches during tours after escaping from slavery and earning his freedom
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Northside speaks out
Additionally, the AASS allowed women to join in the movement. This essentially gave the North an edge because the South did not give women ownership of slaves, and hence had no voice in the fight.
It formalized the argument of slavery, and added to the growing tensions and political divide of the country.