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Cabet

[ka-be] /kaˈbɛ/
noun
1.
Étienne
[ey-tyen] /eɪˈtyɛn/ (Show IPA),
1788–1856, French socialist who established a utopian community in the U.S. (in Illinois) called Icaria: became U.S. citizen 1854.
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  • As a result, Cabet, in 1856, was expelled from his own Icaria!

    Our Foreigners Samuel P. Orth
  • Bakunin used it in the congress at Berne in 1868, to oppose it to the communistic régime of Cabet.

  • Cabet, in Corsica, joined the radical anti-administration forces, and became a thorn in the side of the government.

    Socialism John Spargo
  • Though educated for the bar, Cabet devoted himself to social and political reform.

    Our Foreigners Samuel P. Orth
  • Cabet thereupon framed a constitution and sought the means of founding a real Icaria.

    Our Foreigners Samuel P. Orth
  • The society soon became involved in a controversy in which Cabet's immediate following were outnumbered.

    Our Foreigners Samuel P. Orth

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