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Synonyms for emancipation

Synonyms for emancipation

the state of not being in confinement or servitude

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freeing someone from the control of another

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The authors occupy a range of views regarding whether, for example, social movements are organizations, and whether voluntary and non-governmental; or whether empowerment and emancipation are interchangeable terms or represent important distinctions.
Turner added, "The rededication of Emancipation Park is a day for celebration for Third Ward and for all of Houston.
In Guelzo's view, one can either argue for the role of black agency in the final emancipation or against it.
Now, with his characteristic erudition and interest in comparative history, he considers why, once the Age of Emancipation began, it took another century to abolish New World slavery, and even longer to redress its implications.
Part of the succinct yet illuminating "Concise Lincoln Library" series, Lincoln and Emancipation is a scholarly examination of the evolution of President Lincoln's perspective on slavery, from the beginning of the Civil War (when he was open to a noninterference compromise if it would save the Union) to championing the cause of abolition before the conflict ended.
He reaffirms that President Abraham Lincoln considered emancipation intertwined with, not ancillary to, union.
The Washington DC Emancipation Day commemorates 16 April 1862 when President Abraham Lincoln freed all slaves in the city.
Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 provides a fine history of emancipation and comes from a history professor who closely examines the idea that the Civil War held a singular purpose.
The topics include challenges of the welfare state, limitations and opportunities for emancipation in the labor market, social movements and emancipation, Brazilian culture as category of public intervention, a Bahian counterpoint of sugar and oil, and a post-imperialist perspective because (post)colonialism and (de)coloniality are not enough.
In the title under review, Bingham and Biesta show how Ranciere's thought sheds light on various dynamics of power and oppression in (the name of) education and how Ranciere's logic of emancipation enables us to interrogate the existing approaches to anti-oppressive and emancipatory pedagogies.
A GROUP OF SLAVES WHO PETITIONED THE NEW HAMPSHIRE GENERAL ASSEMBLY for their freedom in 1779 were granted emancipation in April.
His hands wobbly from all the hands he'd shaken, Lincoln put his unsteady signature on the Emancipation Proclamation and it was released to the world.
A couple of years ago, speaking to a bipartisan group of college students about the Emancipation Proclamation, President Barack Obama commented, half jokingly, that if the executive order were signed today, headlines would scream, "Lincoln Sells Out Slaves" His observation spoke not only to our sensationalist news culture, but also to the rocky reputation of the Proclamation itself, a document that has been both praised and damned by politicians, scholars, and activists on both sides of the ideological aisle since Lincoln announced it in 1862 and then signed it 150 years ago this year, on January 1, 1863.
Natasha Henry's Emancipation Day: Celebrating Freedom in Canada examines the evolution and meaning of Emancipation Day across Canada.