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enfranchisement

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1 the act of setting free from slavery
  • the Emancipation Proclamation was merely the first step in the full enfranchisement of African-Americans

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2 the right to formally express one's position or will in an election
  • a time when enfranchisement was limited to white males who owned property

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“Enfranchisement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enfranchisement. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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