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Origin of emancipation
OTHER WORDS FROM emancipationnon·e·man·ci·pa·tion, nounpre·e·man·ci·pa·tion, nounself-e·man·ci·pa·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for emancipation
He intended that pressure from the federal government would move the Southern states to enact their own gradual emancipation policies, as individual Northern states had done after the American Revolution.
The Civil War, Oakes shows, radicalized Lincoln, compelling him to press more aggressively an agenda of state-level emancipation, through both threats and incentives aimed at enslavers.
But from the anguish of soulless industrial lagers rises the emancipation of artisan brewing.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Copperheads, a group of Midwestern Democrats, made the accusation—and far worse—against President Lincoln during Emancipation.
The Emancipation Proclamation, as Nancy Pelosi reminds us, was an executive action.
Education for everyone, land sharing, emancipation of women, and equal rights for black Cubans.
That's why their emancipation is such a threat to cruel patriarchal power.
I rejoice in being able to say that the general tendency of the speeches was towards universal Emancipation, mental and physical.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The excitement attending the reform act, indeed, had not been neglected by the friends of emancipation.
Cruce and Leclerc, all ready to march under the guidance of your highness, to the emancipation of religion and the throne.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Mr. Labouchere maintained that the result of the great experiment of emancipation would depend on the fate of this bill.
Her religious notions and home-grown prejudices were antagonistic to the complete emancipation of her intelligence.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket|Honore de Balzac