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The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence
The state of being thus set free; liberation; used of slaves, minors, of a person from prejudices, of the mind from superstition, of a nation from tyranny or subjection

US President Abraham Lincoln was called the Great Emancipator after issuing the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.

{n} a deliverance from slavery, freedom
Emancipation is any of various efforts to procuring political rights or equality, often for a specifically disenfranchised group, or more generally in discussion of such matters. Emancipation stems from ēx manus capere ('take out the hand'). Among others, Karl Marx discussed political emancipation in his 1844 essay "On the Jewish Question", although often in addition to (or in contrast with) the term human emancipation. Marx's views of political emancipation in this work were summarized by one writer as entailing "equal status of individual citizens in relation to the state, equality before the law, regardless of religion, property, or other “private” characteristics of individual people."
Catholic Emancipation Emancipation Edict of Emancipation Proclamation
{i} liberation, freeing, release, deliverance from bondage
When a minor has achieved independence
When a minor has achieved independence from his or her parents, often by getting married before reaching age 18 or by becoming fully self-supporting
Term used to describe the act of freeing a person who was under the legal authority of another (such as a child before the age of majority) from that control (such as child reaching the age of majority) The term was also used when slavery was legal to describe a former slave that had bought or been given freedom from his or her master When Abraham Lincoln outlawed slavery he did so in a law called the "emancipation proclamation"
The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence; also, the state of being thus set free; liberation; as, the emancipation of slaves; the emancipation of minors; the emancipation of a person from prejudices; the emancipation of the mind from superstition; the emancipation of a nation from tyranny or subjection
Freeing the slaves
The independence of a minor from parental control and custody, which independence gives the minor the legal status of an adult
A youth who is legally declared an adult (by a court) prior to age 18 A youth in foster care who emanicipates is no longer a ward of the court (or in foster care)
This term is primarily used to refer to the release of a minor child from the control and supervision of his or her parents In Kentucky, a child reaches the age of majority or is emancipated at age 18 or age 19 if still in high school A child also becomes emancipated by marrying, becoming self supporting, or joining the armed forces
A minor is considered emancipated if
freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
The act by which one attains adulthood Emancipation may occur when a child reaches the age of majority, marries, enters military service, or by court order
A legal ruling which releases a minor from the obligation to be represented by a guardian to exercise his/her civil right
When a child no longer is legally under the control or supervision of his or her parents, and the parents bear no legal responsibility for financial support
Removing a child from a support order because he/she is no longer a minor, is married, or has achieved some other independent status
The governmental act of freeing from bondage
The point in time when parental duties of care for a child stop
emancipation proclamation
Order made by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 that freed all southern slaves (did not take effect until the end of the Civil War in 1865)
Emancipation Proclamation
an announcement made in the US by President Abraham Lincoln which ordered the end of slavery (=the practice of owning people as property) in the Confederate States (=the southern states of the US) from January 1st 1863. The Proclamation was made during the Civil War. Soon after the war, slavery was completely ended by the "13th Amendment" to the US Constitution. (1863) Edict issued by U.S. Pres. Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves of the Confederacy. On taking office, Lincoln was concerned with preserving the Union and wanted only to prevent slavery from expanding into the Western territories; but, after the South seceded, there was no political reason to tolerate slavery. In September 1862 he called on the seceded states to return to the Union or have their slaves declared free. When no state returned, he issued the proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863. The edict had no power in the Confederacy, but it provided moral inspiration for the North and discouraged European countries from supporting the South. It also had the practical effect of permitting recruitment of African Americans for the Union army; by 1865 nearly 180,000 African American soldiers had enlisted. The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, ratified in 1865, officially abolished slavery in the entire country
emancipation of minors
(Law) legal system by which a person who is not considered an adult yet (but is at the threshold of adulthood) gains specific civil rights
emancipation proclamation
President Abraham Lin­coln issued a preliminary proclamation in Septem­ber 1862 that all slaves would be declared free in those states that were still in rebellion against the Union at the beginning of 1863 Receiving no offi­cial response from the Confederacy, Lincoln an­nounced the Emancipation Proclamation on Janu­ary 1, 1863 All slaves in the rebellious Confederate states were to be forever free However, slavery could continue to exist in border states that were not at war against the Union Lincoln's Emancipa­tion Proclamation represented the beginning of the end of chattel slavery in the United States
emancipation proclamation
An order issued during the Civil War by President Lincoln ending slavery in the Confederate states
emancipation proclamation
President Lincoln's speech that freed the slaves in the land controlled by the North given on September 22, 1863
To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as:

To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country.

Freed; set at liberty
to release from bondage
{v} to set at liberty, free, deliver
Catholic Emancipation
Freedom from discrimination and civil disabilities granted to the Roman Catholics of Britain and Ireland in the late 18th and early 19th century. After the Reformation, Roman Catholics in Britain could not purchase land, hold offices or seats in Parliament, inherit property, or practice their religion without incurring civil penalties. Irish Catholics faced similar limitations. By the late 18th century, Catholicism no longer seemed so great a social and political danger, and a series of laws, culminating in the Emancipation Act of 1829, eased the restrictions. A major figure in the struggle for full emancipation was Daniel O'Connell
Edict of Emancipation
(March 3, 1861) Manifesto issued by Alexander II that freed the serfs of the Russian Empire. Defeat in the Crimean War, change in public opinion, and the increasing number and violence of peasant revolts had convinced Alexander of the need for reform. The final edict was a compromise and fully satisfied no one, particularly the peasants. It immediately granted personal liberties to the serfs, but the process by which they were to acquire land was slow, complex, and expensive. Though it failed to create an economically viable class of peasant proprietors, its psychological impact was immense
freeing oneself from bondage or oppression, achieving rights as an equal citizen
To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error
free from slavery or servitude
give equal rights to; of women and minorities
To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as: (a) To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may emancipate a child
{f} liberate, free, release, unshackle
If people are emancipated, they are freed from unpleasant or unfair social, political, or legal restrictions. Catholics were emancipated in 1792 That war preserved the Union and emancipated the slaves the newly emancipated state = liberate + emancipation eman·ci·pa·tion the emancipation of women. to give someone the political or legal rights that they did not have before (emancipatus, past participle of emancipare, from mancipium )
(b) To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country
Set at liberty
To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as



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    /əˌmansəˈpāsʜən/ /ɪˌmænsəˈpeɪʃən/


    [ i-"man(t)-s&-'pA-sh&n ] (noun.) 1631. The use of emancipation to refer to anti-slavery, abolitionism, is attributed to Charles Godfrey Leland|Charles Godfrey Leland]].Farrar, Stewart (1998). "Foreword". in Mario Pazzaglini. Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches, A New Translation. Blaine, Washington: Phoenix Publishing, Inc.. pp. 13–21. ISBN 0-919345-34-4.

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