The government gave us the emancipation Proclamation, the New Deal, the GI Bill.
After a 1989 rehab stint when she was 15, the actress filed for emancipation and won.
Her disability is not only a form of emancipation, he thinks, it has loaned her an artistic sensitivity as well.
Free blacks in particular, Davis writes, “provided the key to emancipation.”
When asked if there was any general plan for emancipation, and if so, what was it?
With us, the power of emancipation is in the States, not in Congress.
So he looked for a remedy to emancipation followed by deportation.
He issued what was in reality an emancipation proclamation, which President Lincoln was compelled to modify.
Ohio, admitted as free State, 23;declares for emancipation, 35.
The emancipation of the laity, thought these judges, is perhaps a more dangerous heresy than justification by faith.
1630s, "a setting free," from French émancipation, from Latin emancipationem (nominative emancipatio), noun of action from past participle stem of emancipare (see emancipate). Specifically with reference to U.S. slavery from 1785. In Britain, with reference to easing of restrictions on Catholics, etc.