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the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery

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Opposing the spread of bondage today is an emerging anti-slavery movement.
Other times, Waldstreicher juxtaposes public alongside private statements made by Franklin, which expose Franklin's ambivalences concerning the anti-slavery movement.
I think it is fair to say that you are to the right to life movement what William Wilberforce was to the anti-slavery movement.
Olaudah Equiano - Former slave and leader of anti-slavery movement in 18th century.
Before the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, the anti-slavery movement had been largely pacifist.
Similarly, scholarly discourses about resistance to slavery, the Underground Railroad, and the anti-slavery movement acknowledge Tubman's important role.
Samuel Cotton, a pioneer of the modern anti-slavery movement, died in December after a protracted battle with cancer.
Near the end of his life, having achieved both riches and fame, Wedgwood worked toward promoting the anti-slavery movement.
He traces its development from the anti-slavery movement in the precivil war U.
The women's rights movement and the anti-slavery movement didn't say, "Let's go for 20 percent on the first try.
Willke compared the anti-abortionists' predicament to that of the anti-slavery movement in the years shortly before Abraham Lincoln's 1860 election.
para]]Ere Aworan tells the story of the Anti-slavery movement around the time of the Civil War.
Historical Program Mark Bodanza will present "True Story of Frances Drake and the Anti-slavery Movement,'' 7 p.
What is not commonly known is that the Lunar men instigated the anti-slavery movement, with Thomas Bicknell writing an anti slavery poem, 'The Dying Negro' (1773), Wedgwood produced medallions showing a chained slave with the motto "Am I not a man and a brother".
The narrative covers five periods in the movement, slavery and its opponents before 1816, the development of a cohesive anti-slavery movement from 1816 to 1840, the setbacks between 1840 to 1848, abolition in the West, and the end of slavery, 1856-1865.