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Wendell Phillips

Phillips, Wendell (1811–84), U.S. orator and social reformer. He gave up law in 1835 to campaign with W.L. Garrison for the abolition of slavery. He attended as a delegate the World Anti-Slavery Convention in England (1840). After the Civil War he worked for blacks' civil rights, women's suffrage, and other reforms.

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