Example sentences for: abolitionists

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

  • The abolitionists, too, must have had reasons for believing in equality in a way that both Northern and Southern fellow citizens rejected.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Also note the Charles Street Meeting House, where Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, and other abolitionists preached.

  • 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.


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