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the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

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The nuclear abolition movement dates back to the beginning of the nuclear era itself and was first placed on the world stage in 1982 with Jonathan Schell's The Fate of the Earth.
Wilderson's opening essay argues that the prison abolition movement is profoundly implicated in anti-blackness.
Phil Redmond is quoted as saying that criticism that the International Slavery Museum did not properly highlight Liverpool's contribution to the abolition movement "bordered on silly".
Tomkins notes the conflicting accounts of whether Wilberforce (so said his sons) or Thomas Clarkson (so said he) initiated the abolition movement among parliamentary sympathizers.
Rites of August First will prove a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of the abolition movement, black culture, or the formation of transatlantic and transnational cultures in the nineteenth century.
British actions from the 1820s through the 1840s served to both catalyze and paralyze the abolition movement.
We need to find those women in order to honor this book's reference to the abolition movement in the U.
Along with Blanchard, Finney, and Beecher, other Christians were deeply involved not only in the abolition movement, but also in reform efforts regarding temperance, the role of women, peacemaking, and many other issues of the day.
112) at work after the 1816 revolt, as the abolition movement, Haiti, and planter protest are variously put forth as the causes of the revolt.
The timely exhibition at Tate Britain, 'Blake, Slavery and the Radical Mind', draws our attention to the circle of progressive writers and artists associated with the publisher Joseph Johnson in the 1790s and 1800s, and to the atmosphere of public debate that gave impetus to the abolition movement and may have helped to shape Blake's thoughts.
Covering the American War of Independence, the abolition movement in the UK and the founding of Freetown in Sierra Leone, a lot of ground is covered.
Despite the constraints of 23-hour lockdown and Plexiglas sound barriers, he became a preeminent "voice of the voiceless," framing the modern prison abolition movement.
There is also no comparison between the actions and objectives of Boukman Dutty and William Wilberforce, and no equality in a comparison of the abolition movement under the influence of Queen Nzinga and Queen Victoria.
Bishop Dr Joe Aldred, chair of the Council of Black-led Churches and chair of the Breaking The Chains Network, said: "I think Joseph Sturge is somebody who had so much to do with Birmingham and I think it is quite important to mark him as one of the key players in the whole abolition movement, especially as Birmingham had so much to do with the slave trade in terms of its contribution to making guns and other oppressive tools used to enslave.
The article highlights several of the most crucial points in Douglass' life, explaining how he came to be a leader in the abolition movement and how his works made him a giant figure in American history.