adjective or noun see slaveholder

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  • Slaveholding — Slave hold ing, a. Holding persons in slavery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slaveholding — non·slaveholding; slaveholding; …   English syllables

  • slaveholding — I noun the practice of owning slaves • Syn: ↑slavery • Hypernyms: ↑practice, ↑pattern II adjective allowing slavery the slaveholding South …   Useful english dictionary

  • slaveholding — See slaveholder. * * * …   Universalium

  • slaveholding — adjective Having possession/ownership of one or more slaves. See Also: slaveholder …   Wiktionary

  • slaveholder — slaveholding, n. /slayv hohl deuhr/, n. an owner of slaves. [1770 80; SLAVE + HOLDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • РАБОВЛАДЕЛЬЧЕСКИЕ ОБЩЕСТВА — (slaveholding society) см. Рабство …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • William Harper (South Carolina) — William Joseph Harper (January 17, 1790 in Antigua and Barbuda October 10, 1847) was a jurist, politician, and social and political theorist from South Carolina. Political careerBorn in Antigua and partly educated in Baltimore, Harper became one… …   Wikipedia

  • secession — secessional, adj. /si sesh euhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of seceding. 2. (often cap.) U.S. Hist. the withdrawal from the Union of 11 Southern states in the period 1860 61, which brought on the Civil War. 3. (usually cap.) Fine Arts. a style of… …   Universalium

  • Origins of the American Civil War — For events following South Carolina s declaration of secession from the Union, see Battle of Fort Sumter and American Civil War. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first stage in a conflict that had been brewing for decades. The main explanation… …   Wikipedia

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