abolitionism

All Noun Verb
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  • But I will now say a few words on the subject of Abolitionism. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • American abolitionism began very early, well before the United States was founded as a nation.
  • You know our house is the high court of abolitionism? Cited from The Iron Game, by Henry Francis Keenan
  • In no other country of that time could a movement like American abolitionism have gained such a hearing. Cited from Expansion and Conflict, by William E. Dodd
  • But even beyond these well-known women, abolitionism maintained impressive support from white middle-class and some black women.
  • He claimed they served as, and promoted, exactly the type of separate abolitionism he was fighting against.
  • A free state from its foundation, Wisconsin became a center of northern abolitionism.
  • Many women in the 19th century were involved in reform movements, particularly abolitionism.
  • In his speech, he stated his opposition of abolitionism from the "beginning".
  • Others satirized political and social issues such as abolitionism or public education.
  • At first he was opposed to abolitionism, believing the movement did more harm than good.
  • Both free-born African American citizens and former slaves took on leading roles in abolitionism as well.
  • His abolitionism was secondary to his main mission, his main enthusiasm. Cited from Emerson and Other Essays, by John Jay Chapman
  • Each of these new notions presently appeared in the paper along with Abolitionism. Cited from William Lloyd Garrison, by Archibald H. Grimke
  • As abolitionism gained popularity in the northern states, it strained relations between northern and southern churches.
  • Market abolitionism is a belief that the market, in the economic sense, should be completely eliminated from society.
  • If I was sometimes charged with abolitionism, was not this man blacker than myself? Cited from Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler, by Pardee Butler
  • Abolitionism was once so unpopular, that he has been mobbed four times in his own otherwise quiet village. Cited from A Visit To The United States In 1841, by Joseph Sturge
  • For example, the pro-life movement often draws connections between its goals and the goals of abolitionism.
  • Over forty years, she delivered sermons about abolitionism, women's rights, and a host of other issues.
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Meaning of abolitionism

  • noun The doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery