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a book discussing the role that the emancipation of slaves played in the nation's history
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But, in the name of female emancipation and fighting repression, Hef took women and made them bunnies.
The idea of a separate country for blacks was discussed before emancipation, but not when Broward broached it 40 years after the Civil War ended and post-Reconstruction.
Was the Statue of Liberty intended to celebrate the emancipation of American slaves, as some say?
Until emancipation in 1861, the most conspicuous property-holders had depended on the czar to hold their serfs captive, so history associated property rights with oppression rather than, as in the West, with stalwart independence of government.
The play is about the unfulfilled promise of emancipation and the struggle, both internal and external, to press forward in the cause of social justice.
Certain matters—like Lincoln's tendency to pardon military offenses—get repeated over and over again to no particular end, while others—like his discussions of emancipation—are continually cut short.
Will Veronica seek legal emancipation from her parents?
Spielberg dissects various aspects of Steven’s life, depicted through his films’ personal themes of optimism, American suburbia, father-son relations, and emancipation.
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First Known Use of emancipation
Synonymsliberation, enfranchisement, freeing, manumission
Related Wordsdeliverance, redemption, salvation; autonomy, freedom, independence, independency, liberty, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty)
Near Antonymsbondage, serfdom, servitude, thralldom (or thraldom), yoke; captivity, enchainment, imprisonment, incarceration, internment; conquest, subjugation
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