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Definition of the noun abolitionist
What does abolitionist mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- abolitionist: abolitionists
- Abolitionist: Abolitionists
- a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
- example: He was not an abolitionist.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonym of abolitionist: emancipationist
- more generic terms: crusader / meliorist / reformer / reformist / social reformer = a disputant who advocates reform
- Henry Ward Beecher / Beecher = United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery
- John Brown / Brown = abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
- Frederick Douglass / Douglass = United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North
- William Lloyd Garrison / Garrison = United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal
- Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe / Harriet Beecher Stowe / Stowe = United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause
- Arthur Tappan / Tappan = United States abolitionist
- Sojourner Truth / Truth = United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women
- Harriet Tubman / Tubman = United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North
- Theodore Dwight Weld / Weld = United States abolitionist
Alternative definition of the noun abolitionist
- A person who favors the abolition of any institution.
- [historical] Somebody who favors the abolition of slavery.
Definition of the adjective abolitionist
What does abolitionist mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [historical] In favor of the abolition of slavery.
"Abolitionist" is a musical EP of Here Lies Another.
Abolitionist a.k.a. Activist is a profession.
- also known as 運動家
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A History in Documents by Robert R. Mathisen
It specified that anyone who did not regard slavery as “a means of human reformation second in dignity, importance and sacredness alone to the Christian religion” was an abolitionist. ****** An Abolitionist is any man who does not love slavery ...
by Charles Richardson
Abolitionist is a modern word, lately of frequent use. The inhabitauntes of the north partes being by the meanes of certayne abbottes and ignorant priestes not a little stirred and prouoked for the suppression of certain monasteries, and for the ...
by Bill J. Leonard, Jill Y. Crainshaw
evangelist, abolitionist, and temperance advocate, was born in Hampton, Connecticut, came of age in New York State, and died in Hyde Park, Massachusetts. From a background of ...
by Debra J. Allen
Thomas Paine wrote an article advocating the abolition of slavery, and Benjamin Franklin supported the abolitionist cause and became the president of a Pennsylvania antislavery society. During the Articles of Confederation government, the ...
by Junius P. Rodriguez
Abolitionist. societies were formed to combat the twin evils of the slave trade and slavery itself. In institutions of societal change with an extended mission that they hoped to achieve. An amorphous connection existed between the concepts of ...
by J. Blaine Hudson
Abolitionist. Movement. The Abolitionist (or Anti-Slavery) Movement was the political and moral struggle to end slavery in the United States. Flowing from the ideas of the Enlightenment, antislave trade and antislavery agitation emerged during ...
by Junius P. Rodriguez
Brown's mission was to provoke a slave rebellion to purge the nation's sin, but the unrepentant Northern reaction to Brown's misdeed and evidence of abolitionist involvement only accelerated the nation's slide toward war. The abolitionist ...
Containing a Condensed History of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the Several Cities, Boroughs and Townships in the County; Also Portraits and Biographies of the Governors Since 1790, and of Numerous Representative Citizens
Erie, 179; Register, William Gray (Abolitionist), Wayne, 134; Commissioner, Matthew Greer (Democrat), North East, 781;
Himrod (Abolitionist), Erie, 166; Coroner,Alex Mehaffey (Abolitionist), Erie, 301; Auditor, VVilliam Vincent ( Abolitionist), ...
by Linda Eisenmann
the abolitionist crusade used moral suasion to seek repentance not only of slaveholding southerners but also of complacent northerners. Abolitionists were predominantly white, native-born, Evangelical Protestant members of the upwardly ...
by Stephen L. Vaughn
abolitionist movement before the Civil War. The first issue wasa smallquarto of thirtysix pagesthat providedamix of editorials, commentary, poetry, book reviews, art criticism, and Scientific essays. Throughout itshistory, themagazine published ...
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Boston Citizens break up an Abolitionist meeting
from Harper's Weekly (1938)
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The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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