94 examples of Abolition in a sentence
In all of these ways, the Atlantic slave trade was an injustice on a massive scale whose impact has continued long after its
"Be that as it may, Napoléon introduced a new constitution and a legal code that kept some of the most important achievements of the revolution in tact: freedom of religion
of hereditary privilege, and equality before the law for all men." "All men, indeed.
If we get fixated on the
of sex work, we end up worrying more about a particular manifestation of gender inequality, rather than about the underlying causes.
By the time the next election comes, I believe every candidate will have to disclose where they stand on the
of fossil fuels.
We started a new life without an army in this place, and here is where our
of fossil fuels will be announced one day.
First one: this is a man named John Newton, a British theologian who played a central role in the
of slavery from the British Empire in the early 1800s.
And Jack said the only way to deal with nuclear anything, whether it's war or terrorism, is
of nuclear weapons.
Although New York state had announced the
of slavery in 1799, the emancipation act was gradual.
She was desperate to keep her new family together— but the slow progress of
threatened this hope.
Her sermons denounced the oppression of African Americans and women in general, and became prominent in campaigns for both
and women’s rights.
Jean-Baptiste Belley was a native of Senegal, a former slave of Haiti, but during his lifetime, he also was elected to represent the colony at the third government of the French Revolution, and he advocated strongly for the
The role of William Wilberforce in the
of the slave trade is an important one.
Because of the prominence of the
movement in the 1830s -1860s, other American social movements of the day are not thought of very much.
be the tipping point for an already precarious Sino-American relationship?
In France in 2005, anti-EU forces claimed that the ratification of the constitutional treaty would lead to the
of abortion rights and French military intervention in Iraq.
Unsurprisingly, based on the evidence and the opinions presented at the Law Commission’s hearings, there was a general consensus that the courts are unable to adopt a fair and non-discriminatory approach to the death penalty, and support for its
Until then, the lonely battle for its
Although these positive effects might be substantial, few professional economists see them as sufficient to motivate the
of today’s exchange rate system.
of the estate tax, the Republicans would finally realize their long-held ambition of creating a dynastic plutocracy – a far cry from the “equality of opportunity” maxim the party once trumpeted.
Obama muddled his message further by admitting that he did not expect to see
in his lifetime.
Liu is one of the main drafters of Charter 08, a petition inspired by Czechoslovakia’s Charter 77, calling on the Chinese government to adhere to its own laws and constitution, and demanding the open election of public officials, freedom of religion and expression, and the
of “subversion” laws.
The basic plot goes back to the foundation of the free press with the
of licensing in 1695.
Relief agencies agree that the total
of child labor is an unrealistic goal.
The rest of the recipe includes two parts popular social reforms – an end to the one-child policy for many Chinese parents and the
of “reeducation through labor” – and one part political crackdown.
So the question really is, not one of abolition, but of reform – of renegotiating the Bretton Woods agreements of 1944 (as amended) that gave birth to the IMF, and of setting specific and limited functions for it in the new articles.
of border controls was anything but a minor detail, and yet it was achieved on the basis of intergovernmental agreements.
At a time when India is considering a sort of matchmaking service for Western couples seeking to hire Indian surrogate mothers, the UK government has announced the
of two leading medical regulatory agencies.
Moreover, Pakistan shocked the global public-health community last year by adopting a constitutional amendment that led to the
of the national health ministry.
A century and a half after the
of slavery, the legacy of that system lingers.
The NPT was an
treaty, specifying that non-nuclear nations would start at the goal of zero nuclear weapons, and that nuclear-armed nations would commit themselves to reaching that goal.