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the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery

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Despite these detractions, Cameron has opened the door to further exploration of Abolitionist movements in the North well before historians generally consider there to be an organized or effective movement.
This is a hymn written by a former slave trader John Newton who became a leading voice in the abolitionist movement.
The Historical Society will create pamphlets, resource guides and program materials to inform visitors of Fitchburg's participation in the Abolitionist movement.
After escaping from bondage, Clarke then traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and became a primary spokesman for the abolitionist movement throughout the Northeast and Canada during the 1840s and 1850s.
When Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery in Maryland the same year, the abolitionist movement was still young, small, and generally associated with the Whig-ish political forces allied with Protestant evangelical reform that targeted alcohol consumption, prostitution, and gambling.
The trial has just begun for three more of Dah Abeid's colleagues in the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA), the group he founded.
BRITAIN has a proud role in the abolitionist movement but slavery never went away with William Wilberforce and Amazing Grace.
He is better known for his role in the abolitionist movement but he also was a huge campaigner for disabled people.
He was influential both in the abolitionist movement and in the process of statehood for New Mexico, where he became territorial governor.
Rhetorically, Nikiforuk advances the analogy between oil economies and slavery to call for a new abolitionist movement to end our dependence on oil.
Noting that authors such as Hawthorne did not side with or against the abolitionist movement, he posits that antebellum American literature "came to be valued for the case it made for compromise and moderation--for the middle ground that vanished as the nation descended into fratricidal war" (39).
Professor Roger Hood, Professor Emeritus of Criminology at the University of Oxford, in his keynote address covered the various aspects application of the death penalty and the abolitionist movement worldwide.
After formally joining the abolitionist movement two decades before the outbreak of the Civil War, Douglass soon developed into a multi-faceted and, in fact, a quintessential universal reformer, human rights activist, and politician who wore many hats and embraced many causes.
Leaving them behind to focus exclusively on building black wealth and making the black middle class more secure is the equivalent of shutting down the Underground Railroad and ending the abolitionist movement based on the twisted logic that all deserving black people had been freed and the rest were just meant to be slaves.