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  • noun Plural form of abolitionist.

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  • The term abolitionists refers to those who were actively against slavery, which movement was mainly in the Britain.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Savage Peace

  • 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.

    Savage Peace

  • Of particular concern to the abolitionists was the sexual freedom of slaves.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • In South Carolina, the abolitionists were the prime target of vigilantes in the 1840s.

    A History of American Law

  • In South Carolina, the abolitionists were the prime target of vigilantes in the 1840s.

    A History of American Law

  • In South Carolina, the abolitionists were the prime target of vigilantes in the 1840s.

    A History of American Law

  • They were called abolitionists and they were both black and white.

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  • Are we really so much afraid of being falsely called abolitionists and negro-lovers that we can not act and think like _men!

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 2, February, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

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