Origin of abolition
Examples from the Web for abolition
A foreigner such as Bartholdi viewed the abolition of slavery as Liberty achieved in the United States.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And while abolition of the air force is unlikely, the factions that believe in the primacy of boots on the ground are influential.
The acting President vetoed the abolition but the parliamentary move still rankles in Crimea.
Why isn't his first step the abolition of the State Department's outrageous program of state-sponsored serfdom?
There is no goal of the abolition of the State of Israel, or even its transformation into one secular democratic state.
Abolition was now added to the conditions of re-admission to the Union.The Life of Jefferson Davis|Frank H. Alfriend
I hope, therefore, that I shall not be thought obtrusive, or charged with taking up time with abolition petitions.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
It included the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Four|Abraham Lincoln
The abolition of the council of the north and the council of Wales followed from the same principles.
Real estate had increased in value nearly fifty per cent since abolition.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
Word Origin for abolition
1520s, from Middle French abolition or directly from Latin abolitionem (nominative abolitio) "an abolition," noun of action from past participle stem of abolere "destroy" (see abolish). Specific application to "opposition to the black slave trade as a political question" is first attested 1788.