Example sentences for: abolitionists

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

  • The religious abolitionists had every reason to be drawn to the Declaration of Independence; there they found the religious inspiration for which they could search in vain in the secular monument called the Constitution.

  • Yet, it is hardly an accident that many of the great abolitionists such as William Lloyd Garrison and Theodore Parker were ministers whose faith fired their dedicated opposition to the great sin of one man’s owning another.

  • Curiously, most of the property abolitionists seem to like this home-brew form of copyright.

  • It's set in the Kansas Territory, shortly before the Civil War, when the area was an anarchic battleground between Northern abolitionists, poor pro-slavers from Missouri, and speculators out to make a buck.

  • That creation in the image of God resonated in the culture of the abolitionists is undeniable; the advocates of emancipation readily read into the line “all men are created equal” the vision of creation set forth in Genesis 1. If you believe that an individual is created in the image of God, it is difficult to deny his or her ultimate worth.


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