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  • You know there's a considerable support even for abolition in the South itself. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, by John Drinkwater
  • Events in these two small islands became very influential in determining the final victory for abolition.
  • The Constitution provided for abolition of the slave trade but the Articles did not.
  • Grimke noted that fighting for abolition was as important as fighting for women's rights.
  • These conventions by black activists were called to work for abolition and equal rights.
  • The arguments for women's rights had much in common with the arguments for abolition.
  • On the other hand, in the very same year, he voted with the minority for abolition of the slave trade.
  • He too was one of the non-Quakers working for abolition.
  • Every effort was then made to represent these as the effects of the new principles of liberty, and of the cry for abolition. Cited from Abolition of the African Slave Trade, Vol. II, by Thomas Clarkson
  • On the committee she argued forcefully for abolition of fees in secondary schools, although she could not always get her way.
  • For union and for abolition of slavery; but primarily for union. Cited from Who Goes There?, by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  • Here began his most productive efforts for Abolition and the Underground Railroad.
  • Both he and his colleague also presented petitions from women praying for abolition.
  • The Sons of Africa continued to work for abolition of slavery in the British colonies.
  • Side by side this free Negro movement, and the movement for abolition, strove until they merged into one strong stream. Cited from The Negro Problem, by Booker T. Washington, et al.
  • People of both European and African ethnicity worked for abolition of the slave trade and slavery.
  • Faced with other problems, Lang's plans for abolition ultimately failed.
  • It has been shown how strong was his desire that legislative action for abolition should be voluntarily initiated among the border slave States themselves. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II, by John T. Morse
  • Since slavery is abolished to our own colonies, and we see the good which results from the measure, we go for abolition throughout the world. Cited from The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • The ASS continued to work for abolition of slavery in the United States and other nations.
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