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  • So will our abolitionists serve your letter, should they ever see it. Cited from The Sable Cloud, by Nehemiah Adams
  • Abolitionists, however, felt they had to take this science on its own terms.
  • Mary also threw herself into the work that her husband had started with the abolitionists.
  • They continued to be attacked, even by some abolitionists, who considered their position extreme.
  • The Abolitionists took their lives in their hands, and sometimes lost them. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, by Lord Charnwood
  • Towards the end of his life, he became one of the most prominent early American abolitionists.
  • The men and women who composed its membership were abolitionists long before the society was founded. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • Most abolitionists did not see the free produce movement as being vital to the cause.
  • What they did was not from a love of war, but because they were Abolitionists. Cited from The Abolitionists, by John F. Hume
  • The regiment was to be made up of white and black abolitionists fighting together for black freedom.
  • Another issue was whether abolitionists should enter politics as a distinct party.
  • When he spoke in public, his white abolitionists established limits to what he could say on the platform.
  • If all Abolitionists were like you, there would be much less opposition to your enterprise. Cited from William Lloyd Garrison, by Archibald H. Grimke
  • That problem, often put to abolitionists before the war, had become at last a real concern. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Many residents assumed that slaves were behind it and two abolitionists were run out of town.
  • They told me not to be afraid of them, they were abolitionists. Cited from Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, by Henry Bibb
  • Boston had a strong community of abolitionists, both black and white.
  • He was invited to meet French abolitionists in Paris the following year.
  • The women's rights movement grew from female abolitionists who realized that they too could fight for their own political rights.
  • Because they were abolitionists, the hill on which their house was built came to be called Free Hill.
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Root form of abolitionists is abolitionist for the noun.

Meaning of abolitionists

  • noun A reformer who favors abolishing slavery