Translation of antislavery in Spanish:

antislavery

antiesclavitud, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌæntiˈsleɪvəri/ /ˌæntaɪˈsleɪvəri/

adjective

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    (legislation/movement) antiesclavitud
    • I am currently looking at the influence of English ideas on the eighteenth-century French anti-slavery movement.
    • The Missouri crisis worried slaveowners about the growing power of antislavery sentiment in the North.
    • Higginson was a fervent abolitionist, running guns to anti-slavery settlers.
    • The most important was the gradual rise of a climate in New England in which anti-slavery sentiments were becoming more acceptable.
    • Momentum had been building for a few years among antislavery activists.
    • The early suffrage movement was linked with the anti-slavery movement.
    • She has included newspaper clippings relating to the underground railroad from a variety of different nineteenth-century anti-slavery papers.
    • She eventually wrote him a carefully phrased warning about his epistolary antislavery candor.
    • She made no reference to his having played any further role in the antislavery movement.
    • Brown, a businessman with a checkered career, joined the antislavery movement in the 1830s.
    • Stevens constantly pressured President Abraham Lincoln to institute an antislavery policy.
    • His new type of personal story influenced how black narrative literature was written throughout the antislavery era.
    • The resolution calls on the two countries to enforce existing anti-slavery laws or pass new ones.
    • An early example is the support given by British workers to the Northern anti-slavery forces in the American Civil War of 1861-64.
    • In recent decades, historians have sought to interpret the evangelical transition from antislavery sentiment to proslavery views following the Revolutionary era.
    • In its place rose the Republican Party, founded by antislavery forces on a platform barring any expansion of slavery into the territories.
    • Some churches embraced efforts at social reform, including the anti-slavery movement; the region was a critical junction on the underground railroad.
    • Expressions of antislavery sentiment were considerably more frequent among migrants to the South.
    • The anti-slavery movement also unwittingly laid the foundations of colonial rule.
    • Antislavery was the first great human rights crusade in American history.