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Words nearby abolitionism
Example sentences from the Web for abolitionism
The meeting condemned Lovejoy's writings and speeches, and voted that Abolitionism must be suppressed in the town.Historic Adventures|Rupert S. Holland
Only one chapter of this large work is devoted primarily to the plantation life and abolitionism.
It is well they should emigrate, to show admiring foreigners the beauties of American abolitionism.The American Prejudice Against Color|William G. Allen
Previous to the war no class of persons were louder in their denunciation of Abolitionism than the clergy of the North.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg
The year 1837 is the culmination of the first period of abolitionism in Illinois.Lincoln, the Politician|T. Aaron Levy
Cultural definitions for abolitionism
The belief that slavery should be abolished. In the early nineteenth century, increasing numbers of people in the northern United States held that the nation's slaves should be freed immediately, without compensation to slave owners. John Brown, Frederick W. Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman were well-known abolitionists.