Wendell phillips sentence examples

  • He was a Free Soil candidate for Congress (1850), but was defeated; was indicted with Wendell Phillips and Theodore Parker for participation in the attempt to release the fugitive slave, Anthony Burns, in Boston (18J3); was engaged in the effort to make Kansas a free state after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill of 1854; and during the Civil War was captain in the 51st Massachusetts Volunteers, and from November 1862 to October 1864, when he was retired because of a wound received in the preceding August, was colonel of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first regiment recruited from former slaves for the Federal service.

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  • Channing became active in the cause of abolition in 1835, and Wendell Phillips a little later.

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  • Garrison and Wendell Phillips.

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  • The speech seemed likely to divide the audience, when Wendell Phillips took the platform.

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  • This appeal not merely determined the sentiment of the meeting, it gave Wendell Phillips his first fame and determined his career.

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  • Garrison's son, WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON (1838-1909), was a prominent advocate of the single tax, free trade, woman's suffrage, and of the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and an opponent of imperialism; another son, WENDELL PHILLIPS

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