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Sentences with the noun Abolition

29 examples:

The abolition of slavery in Europe eventually reached America.

The abolition of slavery in Europe eventually reached the American continent.

The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
(Karl Marx)

Among the expected glories of the Constitution, next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum.
(George Clymer)

Australian business leaders say the abolition of the carbon tax will help restore confidence.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A new Labour group is launched to campaign for the abolition of the monarchy - but not too loudly.
(BBC News - Politics, )

These days, sober second thought involving the Canadian Senate includes the merits of hastening its abolition.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced the abolition of Air Passenger Duty (APD) for younger travellers.
(The Independent - Travel, )

The court said Canada’s Constitution requires significant provincial consent for reform, and unanimity for abolition.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Canada hears a case concerning the abolition of data collected in the long-gun registry.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

China's "re-education through labour" camps appear to be closing, one week after their abolition was formally signed into law.
(BBC News - World News, )

A first-day salvo by new Palmer United Party senators is unlikely to stop the abolition of the carbon tax, the government believes.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The Abbott government faces questions over its commitment to fighting the dementia epidemic after the abolition of a key funding package.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The tiny 110-year-old Socialist Party of Great Britain, which believes in the abolition of money, has cash and property assets of £1.3m.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for the abolition of nuclear weapons, on the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing.
(BBC News - World News, )

Businesses groups say Australians can look forward to cheaper power bills and lower grocery prices following the abolition of the carbon tax.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Scottish Labour's Kezia Dugdale calls for the abolition of the House of Lords and its replacement by an elected second chamber based in Glasgow.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Alleged victims have criticised the defence force's handling of abuse claims, some calling for an inquiry, others the abolition of the cadet academy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

While no one has been prosecuted under the law since 1879, advocating the abolition of the British monarchy is still a crime, the government admitted Friday.
(UPI - News, )

A simpler charging structure and a reduction of fees, including the abolition of the unpaid item fee, will help customers who occasionally use an informal overdraft.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Representatives of the Socialist Party of Great Britain explain how the party is working for the abolition of capitalism and the introduction of a classless society.
(BBC News - Politics, )

China formally approved on Saturday easing its decades-long one-child policy and the abolition of a controversial labor camp system, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
(NBC News, )

A “citizens’ jury” convened by one of the world’s big four accountancy firms has called for the abolition of inheritance tax but new higher council tax bands on high-value properties.
(The Independent - Business, )

White House announces the abolition of the Public Health Service Review, simplifying the process involving research applications to study medical marijuana and its possible medicinal contributions.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The prolonged death of Clayton D. Lockett in Oklahoma produced more than the usual horror in Europe, with Britain and France condemning the execution and calling for the abolition of the death penalty.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Clive Palmer's insistence on harsh penalties for companies caught withholding price cuts after the abolition of the carbon tax, has fuelled the impression that the Abbott government is being dictated to by the cross-benches.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

British Prime Minister David Cameron launched into a spirited defence of his country Friday, rhyming off a list of British accomplishments that included philosophy, the industrial revolution, the abolition of slavery and One Direction.
(CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Nearly 100,000 Filipinos angry at official corruption marched through in the capital and other cities to demand the abolition of a misused fund for legislators' pet projects, in one of the biggest ever protests aimed at the current government.
(CBC News - World, )

In his speech, Paul spoke of the need for school choice as a way to bridge the gap between what Martin Luther King Jr. called the “two Americas.” Over the years, Paul has advocated for the abolition of the Department of Education and Common Core State Standards.
(Forbes - Education, )


1 example:

Or perhaps you feel the 94-year-old king consort is a living, breathing argument for the immediate abolition of the monarchy?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Other sentences

26 examples:

Abolition of slavery made a big change.

We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down.
(Angelina Grimke)

I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire abolition of capital punishment.
(James Madison)

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has been a long supporter of Senate abolition.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

In my mind, chief among these is the almost universal abolition of suitable footwear.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

I'm not going to be like Stephen Harper and throw in the towel on Senate abolition ...
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Spending watchdog the Audit Commission, which is set for abolition, should be "reinvented", a think tank concludes.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The Australian National Retailers Assocation says Australian consumers will receive the full benefit of the carbon tax abolition.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

After voting against Senate abolition last year, Saskatchewan Party members now say they favour ditching Parliament's upper house.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Two senators, a premier and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair all weigh in on what political body is ultimately responsible for Senate reform or abolition.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

The photographs of the women have long drawn protests from feminists and a petition calling for its abolition has attracted more than 200,000 signatures.
(Daily Mail - News, )

MPs are to debate the government's proposed abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board, which ministers say is obsolete but Labour argues is vital to the rural economy.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

It was abolished last year, but the Parliamentary Justice Select Committee is looking at the effect of abolition on Channel Islands firms, in particular flower growers.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Labour leader and shadow chancellor Ed Balls set out a 10-point plan - including the effective abolition of 'non-dom' status - and challenged rival parties to match it.
(Daily Mail - News, )

One of the Coalition’s most unpopular and punitive policies is finally on track for abolition, after Labour and the Liberal Democrats united to vote against the bedroom tax.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is seeking provincial allies as he's "turning on the light to Senate abolition" just as the premier of this home province of Quebec spoke out against the plan.
(Chloe Fedio in CBC News - Politics, )

In his session-ending press conference, Government Leader Peter Van Loan says the Conservatives would welcome proposals from the provinces for Senate reform or abolition of the Senate.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

Professor Patrick Pullicino, pictured, said he still regularly sees severely dehydrated patients on hospital wards despite he abolition of the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway last year.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Another expert, Professor Patrick Pullicino, pictured, said he still regularly sees severely dehydrated patients on hospital wards despite he abolition of the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway last year.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Manorial rights dating back to the feudal era which still grant their owners powers over swathes of Britain, affecting everything from the holding of fairs to mineral extraction, should be considered for abolition according to MPs.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A century and a half after the end of the Civil War, the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C., last week opened an exhibition of stamps and mail that tell the everyday story of slavery, abolition and civil rights.
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Supporters of AIM are jubilant about its dramatic improvement in fortunes in recent months – and they hope last week's abolition of stamp duty on purchases of AIM-listed shares will be another shot in the arm for London's junior market.
(The Independent - Business, )

By Joan Bryden OTTAWA — Revelations from Mike Duffy’s fraud trial and a looming audit report on the expense excesses of his fellow senators will doubtless fuel demands for an overhaul or outright abolition of Canada’s reviled Senate.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Ontario's intervention in the federal government's Supreme Court reference on the future of the Senate will argue that abolition would require the consensus of all regions of the country, according to a source who spoke to The Canadian Press.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is slapping a moratorium on new Senate appointments just weeks before a federal election campaign, looking to shore up his party’s position on the file and force provinces into accepting reforms or abolition for the scandal-plagued upper chamber.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

But while William Wilberforce's reputation and Britain's relatively early abolition of slavery (compared to America, anyway) might have led to habitual back-patting, Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners painfully, and quite rightly, sets the record of this country's abhorrent 200-year exploitation of other humans straight.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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