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enfranchisements

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  • n. Plural form of enfranchisement.

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Examples

  • The nature of reform is then driven by the nature of imbalance, and by our disparate freedoms and enfranchisements.

    FROM ENCLOSURE TO FORECLOSURE �� How Today's Capitalism Ruins Society, Economy, and Environment

  • The nature of reform is thus driven by the nature of imbalance, and by our disparate freedoms and enfranchisements.

    ENCLOSURE: UNDERSTANDING CAPITALISM & FACTOR IMBALANCE

  • The men of Gessenay demanded pay for their support in the form of costly enfranchisements from contributions or taxes; the revenues of Gruyère had already been decreased by the long legal processes of the succession, the maintenance of the army of defence, and the payment of Countess Claude's dot and her daughter's pension, as well as by the heavy purchase money of the châteaux of Aubonne and Molière.

    The Counts of Gruyère

  • Reciting that he had been informed that certain persons in Canada had freed their slaves without any other formality than verbally giving them their liberty, and the necessity of fixing in an invariable manner the status of slaves who should be enfranchised, he ordered that for the future all enfranchisements should be by notarial act and that all other attempted enfranchisements should be null and void.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920

  • I receive, sir, with lively sensibility, the symbol of the triumphs and of the enfranchisements of your nation, the colors of France, which you have now presented to the United States.

    Washington's Birthday

  • These occasional enfranchisements continued down into the second half of the sixteenth century, and the claim that a certain man was a villain was pleaded in the courts as late as 1618.

    An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England

  • Political leaders soon came to realise that recent enfranchisements had added a new electorate for whom philosophical principles had no charm.

    The Cult of Incompetence

  • Out of the sixty-nine enfranchisements recorded under this head, there are only two names of male adults to be found, -- one an old man of sixty; -- the other, called Laurencin, the betrayer of a conspiracy.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

  • Britain for the abolition of the slave trade, may I not reclaim it with redoubled force for the American Magistrate under whose decree four millions of men will burst the bondage of ages, and mount enriched and ennobled to the enfranchisements of immortality.

    The American Union Speaker

  • The middle ages had been familiar with charters and constitutions; but they had been merely compacts for immunities, partial enfranchisements, patents of nobility, concessions of municipal privileges, or the limitations of sovereign in favour of feudal institutions.

    The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2. From 1620-1816

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