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Words nearby abolitionism
Example sentences from the Web for abolitionism
The religious character of Abolitionism, as here confessed, will be considered in a subsequent place.Abolition a Sedition|Geo. W. Donohue
But now the opposers of abolitionism, and especially the clergy, began to be alarmed.The Grimk Sisters|Catherine H. Birney
His abolitionism was secondary to his main mission, his main enthusiasm.Emerson and Other Essays|John Jay Chapman
He deprived it of all vitality by depriving its separate explosions, Abolitionism excepted, of all serious attention.The Promise Of American Life|Herbert David Croly
By Jove, if Abolitionism can make your grandma run, I'll forgive it a lot!Pirate Gold|Frederic Jesup Stimson
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.