Abolitionist Movement

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Abolitionist Movement   -   ∙ A social movement organized in the North to abolish the  institution of slavery, upon which the economy of the South depended. The movement  gained most of its influence during the three decades preceding the Civil War.  Assonant rhyme   -   ∙ Repetition of related vowel sounds, or the rhyming of vowels  rather than whole words. Dickinson often used assonant rhyme in her poetry in order to  retain the most apt word choices for her meanings, rather than picking two words that  rhymed but did not convey meaning most accurately.  Congregationalism   -   ∙ The type of Protestantism that the Dickinsons practiced in  their Amherst church. It differs from other kinds of Protestantism because of its  organization–it allows each congregation control over its own affairs, rather than  centralizing power. It holds to the principle that God is the true head of each church, not 
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