Example sentences for: abolitionist

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

  • This deeper meaning lay, embedded in the text, ready to come alive for the first time as their Declaration became the sacred text of the American abolitionist movement.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Praise for The Sweet Hereafter writer Russell Banks' first historical novel, about the abolitionist zealot John Brown.

  • Up through the Civil War, only two states, Pennsylvania in 1780 and Massachusetts in 1843--hotbeds of abolitionist activity--repealed their bans.


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