The abolitionists were people who believed in the abolition of slavery. They worked to end the slave trade and to protect the rights of slaves.

  • The abolitionists were successful in getting the slave trade abolished.

  • The abolitionists fought for the rights of slaves, even when it was dangerous.

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Example Sentences for abolitionists

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    This was the second abolitionist society in the country.

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    Leavitt was the editor 'The Evangelist' and an ardent abolitionist.

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    The party was an early advocate of the abolitionist cause.

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    One modern group that is hedonistic is the Abolitionist Society.

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    The abolitionist movement is our most important forebear.

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    Another issue concerned the role of women in the abolitionist movement.

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    In 1853 Park started the abolitionist newspaper Industrial Luminary.

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    The Abolitionist Party nominated candidates in the 1993 federal election.

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    Hull writes and reviews for Abolitionist Online and The Compulsive Reader.

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    Citizens in the city were active within the abolitionist movement.