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emancipationist

Definitions

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  • n. An advocate of the emancipation of slaves

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An advocate of emancipation, esp. the emancipation of slaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is in favor of or advocates the emancipation of slaves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a reformer who favors abolishing slavery

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Examples

  • But the 'emancipationist' sees this in a very different light.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 2, February, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Hell, what would the emancipationist think, who used to stand on the front porch of his Italianate home, his hands stained with newsprint after firing off another broadside round of anti-slavery screeds, surveying all the lands around him?

    Driving directions

  • Before it was the home of the famous emancipationist, newspaper publisher, Minister to Russia, friend to Abraham Lincoln, founder of the Republican Party — it was the home of a Revolutionary War hero, and the home of many slaves.

    Driving directions

  • They have not yet found a comparable party of Iranians, however minuscule, to defend the theory of the emancipationist bombing of Iran.

    David Bromwich: One More War, Please

  • Finally, albeit unwittingly, the women teachers of the Alliance consistently reframed the emancipationist ideology of French Jewry to reflect more accurately the needs of Jewish girls, especially those living in Muslim lands.

    Alliance Israelite Universelle, Teachers of.

  • But to call him an emancipationist when he voluntarily delayed freeing 200 slaves because it wasn't in HIS interests to do so is positively Orwellian.

    Today is the 200th birthday of our greatest President.

  • The notion that Lee was an emancipationist, however, is complete nonsense.

    Today is the 200th birthday of our greatest President.

  • Inkle and Yarico was a deliberately emancipationist work and its enormous popularity helped to mobilize the abolitionist cause led by Wilberforce. 6

    Savage Boundaries

  • The main thrust of Blight's account details how reconciliationism accommodated itself to the white supremacist narrative, thereby marginalizing the emancipationist vision.

    Remembering and Forgetting

  • By rejecting the more politically charged emancipationist interpretation and by choosing sectional healing over racial justice, northern whites helped helped signal their abdication of southern affairs to their former enemies.

    Remembering and Forgetting

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