Origin of abolitionist
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Examples from the Web for abolitionist
As Brookhiser fully appreciates—he does not equivocate or run from the truth—Lincoln was no radical, no abolitionist.Lincoln Was the Founders’ Heir Apparent
Harvey J. Kaye
October 22, 2014
That woman, an island hero, Betto Douglas, may have been a relative of the famous American abolitionist, Frederick Douglass.Uncovering the Secrets of St. Kitts
Debra A. Klein
June 21, 2014
Until the 1830s, free blacks were barred from most abolitionist societies.
Free black Americans, he insists, played the crucial role of bringing British abolitionist pressure to bear on America.
There was scarcely such a thing in 1789 as an "abolitionist."'Let's Talk About Guns' Live Chat Transcript
January 25, 2013
The abolitionist charges the slave-holder with being a man-stealer.Slavery Ordained of God
Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
An abolitionist was something to despise, to stone out of the community.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
Because of her reputation as an abolitionist, she had much resistance to overcome in the South.Susan B. Anthony
I saw her coming out of that abolitionist meeting yesterday.
Some of them he knew, and they took Jamie for an Abolitionist, but Jamie hardly knew what it was all about.
Word Origin and History for abolitionist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper