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Synonyms for abolitionist

a reformer who favors abolishing slavery

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Abolitionist, last seen over fences finishing third in the 2017 Irish Grand National when based with Ellemarie Holden, is set to achieve that requirement in the nick of time.
While another Grand National winner, trainer Dr Richard Newland, will aim Abolitionist - a winner over hurdles at Aintree last weekend - at the feature race run over the famous Grand National fences on December 8.
ABOLITIONIST could return to Aintree for the Randox Health Becher Chase next month after winning on his belated first run for trainer Dr Richard Newland.
The abolitionist movement has long served as a touchstone for American reformers.
Crow served as chair of the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty from 2002 to 2004 and was named OK-CADP Phil Wahl Abolitionist of the Year in 2004.
While others have focused exclusively on the national level, we studied the framing of abolitionist arguments in three American states: Connecticut, Kansas, and Texas.
Dismantling Slavery: Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and the Formation of Abolitionist Discourse, 1841-1851.
Building her argument in part on the rich body of abolitionist print culture, The Slave's Clause refutes characterization of the abolitionists as white bourgeois romantics confined to antebellum America.
Both abolitionist and non-abolitionist states have joined in the call.
Bodanza recently visited the Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster to discuss his new book, "Resolve and Rescue,'' the story of Leominster native Frances Drake, born in 1814, who worked for decades to end slavery and contributed tirelessly to the abolitionist movement.
Fairfield was the only high-profile abolitionist to charge people for his work.
According to Crook, Meredith was certain slavery "was a problem for the southerners to solve, and that the meddling of northerners, who had no concern in the matter, only aggravated the whole situation." (20) Meredith also understood the creation of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1845 as a split between slaveholders and abolitionists--a drastic misrepresentation of the Northern Baptist Convention, which saw the abolitionist faction leave in 1844.
William Lloyd Garrison (December 12, 1805-May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer.
Bridging between the United States and Britain, as well as between the abolitionist and emancipationist movements, this collection has ambitious aims.