ABOLITIONIST in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ABOLITIONIST
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abolitionist
 n.  a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
Classic Sentence:
1  From this time I understood the words abolition and abolitionist, and always drew near when that word was spoken, expecting to hear something of importance to myself and fellow-slaves.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  I have noted the struggle between abolitionist and colonizationist, and have received some impressions, as a distant spectator, which could never have occurred to me as a participator.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
3  "I'm going to bring a black boy here to educate," said Beriah Green, as only a crank and an abolitionist would have dared to say.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XII
4  In Birmingham, England, we were the guests for several days of Mr. Joseph Sturge, whose father was a great abolitionist and friend of Whittier and Garrison.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
5  Every little while, I could hear something about the abolitionists.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  They proved themselves quite worthy of the name of abolitionists.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  The English abolitionists with whom we came in contact never seemed to tire of talking about these two Americans.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
Example Sentence:
1  Born to free blacks in Maryland, Frances Watkins Harper was a poet and a teacher who became active in the abolitionist struggle in the 1850s.