In my SEO research, among a great range of references to our hero Abraham Lincoln, I found these interesting links on crushing slavery...
Crushing It to Crush Slavery: The Key to Eradicating Sex Trafficking in Our World
Reid out to crush 21st-century slave trade - Good on ya, Mr Reid!
And an amusing quote by Alexander Milton Ross in 1875:
"What a glorious future awaits the United States, when slavery is forever crushed, and the energies of her enlightened millions shall be devoted to extending the principles of freedom and self-government over the continent of America, and in welcoming the poor down-trodden masses of Europe!" - Recollections and Experiences of an Abolitionist