How to use Clarkson in a sentence
Thomas Clarkson (Portraiture of Quakerism) has given an elaborate and sympathetic account of the Quakers as he knew them when he travelled amongst them from house to house on his crusade against the slave trade.
His services as an abolitionist pioneer are recorded in Clarkson's History of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade.
The distribution of Clarkson's book led to his forming connexions with many persons of influence, and especially with William Wilberforce.
As many slaves, Clarkson tells us, came annually from this part of the coast as from all the rest of Africa besides.
A Gothic monument commemorates Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846), a powerful opponent of the slave-trade, and a native of the town.Advertisement
In 1849 he wrote a preface to a new edition of Clarkson's Life of William Penn, defending the Quaker statesman against Macaulay's criticisms. In 1850 he married Jane Martha, eldest daughter of the famous Dr Arnold of Rugby.
About the same time he made the acquaintance of Thomas Clarkson, and began the agitation against the slave trade.
While Clarkson conducted the agitation throughout the country, Wilberforce took every opportunity in the House of Commons of exposing the evils and horrors of the trade.
When the anti-slavery society was formed in 1823, Wilberforce and Clarkson became vice-presidents; but before their aim was accomplished Wilberforce had retired from public life, and the Emancipation Bill was not passed till August 1833, a month after his death.
I take great solace in the fact that even Jeremy Clarkson has admitted that he has no clue on how a car works.Advertisement
Slavery abolitionist Thomas Clarkson rested on the road on his journey from London to Cambridge in 1785.
In a village churchyard, just north of Ipswich, lie the remains of Thomas Clarkson.
Top Gear With Jeremy Clarkson the driving seat, Top Gear is complete with his customary irreverence, wit and unbiased honesty.
The world is an exciting and confusing place for Jeremy Clarkson - a man who can find the overgrown schoolboy in us all.
While the other standout, as usual, is Clarkson, who invests just the right balance of steely energy and barely reserved emotion.Advertisement
Clarkson first, and Buxton afterwards, whilst they urged all other means for the suppression or discouragement of the slave trade and slavery, saw clearly that the only thoroughly effectual method would be the development of legitimate commerce in Africa itself.
Bishop Ingham's book contains long extracts from the diary of Governor Clarkson, which vividly portray the conditions of life in the infant colony.
Clarkson was a pompous self-important idiot and he seems to have set the tone for his successors.
I find solace in the fact that even Jeremy Clarkson has admitted that he has no clue on how a car works.
American Idol alum Kelly Clarkson recently revealed that she also suffered from bulimia for a short time in high school.Advertisement
Clarkson maintains a positive self-image, saying, "I've got a butt, I'm Greek -- I can't help that.
The special will include interviews with Kelly Clarkson (season one), Ruben Studdard (season two), Bo Bice (season four), Chris Daughtry (fifth season), as well as Melinda Doolittle, Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks (season six).
After winning the £1 million contract, Leona Lewis worked with Cowell and her first planned single released was a remake of A Moment Like This, originally sung by American Idol'' winner Kelly Clarkson.
Music industry legend Phil Spector was accused and eventually found guilty of murder when actress Lana Clarkson was found shot to death in his home on February 3, 2003.
If you happen to be a big fan of Coldplay, the Jonas Brothers, or Kelly Clarkson, you can express you enthusiasm for these artists with a themed background image on your phone.Advertisement
Kelly Clarkson has worn many hair colors, but many believe that one of her best looks is dark brown hair with red highlights.
Stars like Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba, Kelly Clarkson and Kristen Bell have all been captured by paparazzi sporting zebra bikinis and they look just as sexy as you can in these two-piece stunners!
These pieces are so sought after that they have adorned a number of celebrities, including George Lopez, Eva Longoria, Ashanti, Kelly Clarkson, Billy Idol, and Britney Spears.
Kelly Clarkson found worldwide celebrity in the summer of 2002 by becoming the first winner of "American Idol", a popular talent competition on Fox.
From a small town in Texas, Clarkson always had ambitions of being a singer and music star.Advertisement
Kelly Clarkson was born on April 24, 1982.
According to Clarkson, her aspirations were to become a marine biologist and by chance, a teacher heard her singing in the hall and convinced her to join the choir.
Over the next several months, Clarkson continued to rise up the talent show's ladder.
In the summer of 2002, Clarkson beat runner-up Justin Guarini and became the first American Idol.
Former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson beat out Carey in the Best Female Pop Vocal category for "Since U Been Gone" and also won for Best Pop Album.Advertisement
Clarkson had no words of gratitude for the show that launched her rise to fame.
Amid rumors of legal wrangling (denied by Clarkson) between the show and Clarkson over the rights to use her songs in American Idol broadcasts, it seemed a pointed slight.
Season 1 featured 25 episodes, culminating in the September 4, 2002 finale and spawned the most successful American Idol singer to date, Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson.
Contestants Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini competed for the top spot and 58% of the public vote went to Clarkson, making her the very first American Idol.
Clarkson is unquestionably American Idol's most successful winner to date.Advertisement
Also in 2003, Clarkson's first album, Thankful, was released on RCA Records.
The first single from that album, Miss Independent, earned Clarkson a 2004 Grammy nomination.
Clarkson was unhappy with her management, which was supplied by Idol co-creator Simon Fuller, for failing to increase her success outside of the US.
Clarkson dumped Fuller in 2004, starting the rumors of a rift between Clarkson and American Idol.
Trouble between American Idol and Clarkson grew when she famously failed to thank them in her Grammy acceptance speech.Advertisement
In 2003, Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini starred in the musical film From Justin to Kelly.
However, it seems that much of today's best-selling artists have been created, such as pop stars Ashlee Simpson and, arguably, American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson.
For everyone who isn't Ashlee Simpson or Kelly Clarkson, a music video on Myspace is a very wise marketing strategy.
This track is from the new Kelly Clarkson album My December, and if you keep up on the gossip, then you know what that means.
Other pop singers that are similar in style to Ashley Tisdale include Anastacia, Jessica Simpson, Shakira, and American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson.Advertisement
The first single, A Moment Like This (which was a cover of a Kelly Clarkson song), holds the world record for fastest selling single - after its release, it was downloaded a whopping 50,000 times in a mere 30 minutes.
After she won The X Factor, Lewis scored big with a cover version of a song from another talent show winner - Kelly Clarkson's A Moment Like This.
It's About Time was promoted through a series of high profile touring appearances with some of the biggest names of the day in pop music, including Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney and The Cheetah Girls.
Hudson is known from her time on the show, like many other Idol alum such as Adam Lambert and Kelly Clarkson.
Having debuted in 2002, the show is a ratings phenomenon that has jump started the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, Carrie Underwood and more, and shows no signs of losing steam.
Kelly Clarkson is the season one winner of American Idol.
Clarkson released Breakaway, My December and Thankful albums in the years following her American Idol.
Like Clarkson before him, Studdard quickly shot to the top of the charts.
Clarkson has also received four American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards and two Grammy Awards.
Piers Morgan was punched three times by British celebrity Jeremy Clarkson over accusations Morgan made about Clarkson's personal and professional life.
This accolade helped Billboard highlight Kelly Clarkson as the most successful Idol star in a 2010 article.