- the favoring or support of slavery.
Origin of proslavery
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Examples from the Web for pro-slavery
Predictably, the pro-slavery faction also used the threat of hell to their favor.Americans’ Burning Obsession With Hell
September 26, 2014
Younkins came from a slave State; he was probably a pro-slavery man.The Boy Settlers
And in the hour of triumph where will the pro-slavery traitors be then?
This Kinney was also a Baptist preacher, a Kentuckian, and a pro-slavery man.The Jefferson-Lemen Compact
Willard C. MacNaul.
The history of all the pro-slavery churches in America is proof of this remark.The Slavery Question
I have been chased in the North by a pro-slavery mob—never in the South.Dixie After the War
Myrta Lockett Avary
- in favour of or supporting slavery
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Word Origin and History for pro-slavery
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