William Lloyd Garrison
By John and Ben
Background Information - He was the son of a merchant sailing master. He was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1805. He worked as a writer and editor for the Newburyport Herald and he published his own anti-slavery news paper called the "Liberator."
Accomplishments - Published the anti-slavery newspaper called the Liberator and it reached thousands of people in the United States. Founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society. Traveled to Europe to gain support for anti-slavery.