Sentence Examples


  • In 1815, while living at Saint Clairsville, Ohio, he organized an antislavery association, known as the "Union Humane Society," which within a few months had a membership of more than five hundred men.
  • He was bitterly denounced by slaveholders and also by such non-slaveholders as disapproved of all antislavery agitation, and in January 1827 he was assaulted and seriously injured by a slave-trader, Austin Woolfolk, whom he had severely criticized in his paper.
  • One good example is the various collections relating to the antislavery movement which would be of interest to historians of women 's political activism.
  • The plays included cover a period from 1742 to 1816 - one that witnessed profound changes in both antislavery sentiment and the English stage.
  • In 1823, William Wilberforce and Thomas Buxton formed an antislavery society in London.

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