Verb(1) free from slavery or servitude
(1) In response, members of the Georgia and South Carolina Congressional delegations intimated that if Congress attempted to manumit slaves, their states would leave the Union.(2) It even seemed possible that they could improve the conditions of slaves and persuade ever more planters to manumit their bondsmen.(3) They manumitted them if they were children of slave women and deeded them property.(4) The fact of modern slavery was brought home again this week by the story of a botched manumission in Niger.(5) Furthermore, the number of slaves had been reduced since many slave families had won their freedom by manumission .(6) Full manumission brought freedom and Roman citizenship at the same time.(7) Gradually they have been manumitted ; the slaves are free, women vote, young people have a childhood and a charter, the mentally unstable given a place, the disabled access.(8) Following the gradualist laws and conditional manumissions-which delayed freedom well until adulthood-many manumitters required their slaves to agree to long-term indentureships as part of the price of freedom, thereby reviving an older system of subordination and providing masters with a profitable exit from slave ownership.(9) The Kurds have a legend that they are descended from those freed prisoners, and they celebrate their manumission on March 21.(10) Some of the Africans who arrived as slaves became free through manumission by sympathetic owners, or perhaps by a selfish owner who granted freedom rather than support elderly or incapacitated slaves.(11) Too focused on the manumitters ' motives (whether moral, material, or both), they neglect the equally important ├ö├ç├┐actions and behavior of the blacks who were seeking to become free├ö├ç├û.(12) To be manumitted , slaves required ├ö├ç├┐free papers,├ö├ç├û even when masters failed to confer these promised documents, either through callousness, unexpected debt, or untimely death.(13) In this period, fewer than 40 percent of manumitters freed all their slaves.
1. emancipate ::
1. bind ::
2. confine ::
3. enchain ::
4. fetter ::
5. restrain ::
Different Formsmanumit, manumits
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