Example sentences for: abolitionism

How can you use “abolitionism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Jacob Sullum's For Your Own Good: The Anti-Smoking Crusade and the Tyranny of Public Health surveys five centuries of tobacco abolitionism and concludes what tobacco's foes want more than money: They want to see the last butt snuffed out.

  • The Yankee's secularized Puritanism combines an enthusiasm for social reform--such as abolitionism, Prohibition, women's suffrage, civil rights, eugenics, and the anti-smoking crusade--with an often-priggish moralism and an apocalyptic horror of "corruption."

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