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emancipation

the collective freeing of a slave population in specific countries or colonial territories. The word is of Latin origin, meaning ‘to transfer ownership’. The freeing of slave populations in the Western hemisphere has usually been by issue of a legal decree, i.e. an ‘emancipation proclamation’. Britain abolished slavery in its empire in 1833, while in the US an emancipation proclamation was issued in 1862, but did not take effect until 1865, at the end of the Civil War.
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The father did not bring him into being, or settle him in life, in order that when his son became a man he should himself be the servant of his own servants and should support him and his rabble of slaves and companions; but that his son should protect him, and that by his help he might be emancipated from the government of the rich and aristocratic, as they are termed.
These gentlemen, like himself, were now emancipated from their 'prentice thraldom, and served as journeymen; but they were, in humble emulation of his great example, bold and daring spirits, and aspired to a distinguished state in great political events.
The bill allows individuals age 16 and older to file a petition to become emancipated if they marry, enter the armed forces or meet a series of criteria, including proof they are living separate and apart from parents or guardians and able to support themselves.
Summary: Actress was emancipated from her mother Chrisoula in 2015 after abuse allegations
Winter got emancipated from her mom in 2015 after a long court battle.
But the appellate court rejected those rulings, finding that detailed hearings must first be held to determine whether Caitlyn was considered legally emancipated after she moved in with her paternal grandparents.
Dimitar Grumar criticizes in Dnevnik that our emancipated woman has a budget to buy what she wants, without giving insight or report for her activities, not even to Parliament.
Tenders are invited for Child welfare services transitional housing program-plus for emancipated foster or probation youth.
This second Emancipated novel continues the frothy yet compelling saga of six emancipated teens sharing a house in Venice Beach.
Drew, who entered rehab for drug and alcohol abuse at 14 and was emancipated from her famous parents at 15, blames her unconventional childhood for the rift.
But Shavit, like nearly all Israelis, can trace his family's arrival in the Levant not just to a particular person or day, but to a particular set of contingencies: In his case, the decision of the successful London lawyer Herbert Bentwich to leave the emancipated comfort of Victorian England for the confusing shores of Palestine, where he and his heirs would eventually settle.
The traditional notion of emancipation implies that the person to be emancipated will be free from oppression as a result of the act of emancipation.