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The scathingly satirical play presented three interracial couples who participate in a retreat that practices “antebellum sexual performance therapy.”Tony Awards 2021: ‘Moulin Rouge’ wins best musical, and ‘The Inheritance’ snags best play|Peter Marks|September 27, 2021|Washington Post
Along the way, explore the remaining structures, including antebellum brick columns rising up from rubble piles.The Most Adventurous Ghost Towns to Explore Across the U.S.|awise|September 24, 2021|Outside Online
But, of course, there was no national control over immigration in the antebellum period because the states would not allow it.The myth of ‘open borders’|Anna Law|September 21, 2021|Washington Post
During the antebellum decades, as slavery’s apologists ratcheted up their claims that slaveholding was a constitutionally protected property right, abolitionists drew out the antislavery implications of the founding documents.Working to end slavery, Lincoln found power — and limits — in the Constitution|Elizabeth R. Varon|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Through the eyes of a character with uncommon access and compassion, Sadeqa Johnson’s novel “The Yellow Wife” evokes a vision of one woman’s tenacious survival of antebellum cruelty and objectification.
I know Tom Woods is an intriguing writer, and I too love my liberty, but this is no longer the antebellum era.Rand Paul and Nullification|Justin Green|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It showed how the old guard is trying to guide the Treasury secretary and protect the status quo antebellum as much as possible.Geithner's Wild 100-Day Ride|Allan Dodds Frank|May 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST
That was in the antebellum days, before men realized they couldn't oppress their fellows with impunity.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
Certainly Simms seems to have been the best imaginative writer the antebellum South produced.American Men of Mind|Burton E. Stevenson
As the antebellum period of the fifties came on these questions loomed larger in the public view.
Here the author shows that Astoria was included in the antebellum conditions of the Treaty of Ghent.
The antebellum state-bank regulations were intended to secure the safety of the bank note.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
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Cultural definitions for antebellum
A descriptive term for objects and institutions, especially houses, that originated three or four decades before the Civil War. Antebellum is Latin for “before the war.”