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.

  • She knows he's running guns for abolitionists (blond, effeminate, and brave, he's the Northern counterpart to Gone With the Wind 's Ashley), but she's totally unprepared for the hardscrabble life she's chosen.

  • Coming from the no man's land of Illinois instead of North or South, Lidie represents the realist's take on slavery--in her heart she's against it, but she finds the abolitionists smug, intoxicated by their own abstract words.

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

  • 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.


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