- n. Plural form of abolitionist.
“The term abolitionists refers to those who were actively against slavery, which movement was mainly in the Britain.”
“And he referred to the abolitionists, such as Elijah Lovejoy, the anti-slavery newspaper editor whose printing presses were thrown into the Mississippi River and who was shot for his belief that slavery must end.”
“Of particular concern to the abolitionists was the sexual freedom of slaves.”
“In South Carolina, the abolitionists were the prime target of vigilantes in the 1840s.”
“They were called abolitionists and they were both black and white.”
“Are we really so much afraid of being falsely called abolitionists and negro-lovers that we can not act and think like _men!”
“He knew that the abolitionists were a mere handful, that emancipation might drive the border states into secession, and that the Northern soldiers had enlisted to save the union.”
“The abolitionists were the best hated people ever known within my knowledge and the slave owner had no mercy when the abolitionists in the pulpit discussed him.”
“And those people called abolitionists, that I met with on the way, are a mean set of rascals.”
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents
“But how unite this opposition made up of Whigs, of Democrats, and of so-called abolitionists?”
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