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emancipation

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the act of setting free from slavery
  • a book discussing the role that emancipation played in the nation's history

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The first known use of emancipation was in 1631

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“Emancipation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emancipation. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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