Example sentences for: abolitionist

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

  • Yet, the close bond of religious zeal and American politics returns in the Awakening in the early decades of the nineteenth century, a period leading not only to the abolitionist movement but also to the expression of religious passion in foreign policy, particularly in westward expansion under the ideology of manifest destiny.

  • The abolitionist movement began on the heels of the Second Great Awakening of the first three decades of the century.

  • The piece likens Kaczynski to abolitionist John Brown, who was tried and hanged after he resisted efforts to classify him as insane.

  • Many of the preachers of the Awakening supported the abolitionist cause but many others did not.

  • After writing a polemical 1996 essay attacking Huckleberry Finn as immoral, Pulitzer Prize winner Smiley sets out to improve on Twain with a novel about an abolitionist woman in antebellum Kansas Territory.


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