- pro·ab·o·li·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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How to use abolitionist in a sentence
Most radical was the 1856 Provisional Constitution drafted by northern abolitionists, including John Brown.
Until Haiti, abolitionists focused on either gradual emancipation, or simply ending the slave trade, not slavery itself.
Paul Ryan made essentially the same comparison between abolitionists and anti-abortion advocates.GOP Politicians Say Abortion Is Like Slavery And Destroys Jobs | Emily Shire | January 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For abolitionists, it is about the possibility that even people who do something horrible can change.Death Penalty Survives In California, But Three-Strikes Law Cut Back | David R. Dow | November 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
If California dumps the death penalty this November, abolitionists will probably dance in the streets.
What could the Abolitionists do now with their Northern societies to show that slavery was a wrong and a sin?Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII | John Lord
Being old and choleric, he would go off into a fierce passion against the abolitionists.
Gen. Maclean didn't see any use of going back until they had whipped the Abolitionists.
Burnett evidently went away from Lawrence with a good opinion of this family of Yankee abolitionists, and Bro.
These people denounced the act of the mob, but at the same time they expressed their disapproval of Abolitionists.Historic Adventures | Rupert S. Holland