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Definition of the noun emancipationist
What does emancipationist mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: emancipationists
- a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonym of emancipationist: abolitionist
- more generic terms: crusader / meliorist / reformer / reformist / social reformer = a disputant who advocates reform
- Henry Ward Beecher / Beecher = United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery
- John Brown / Brown = abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
- Frederick Douglass / Douglass = United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North
- William Lloyd Garrison / Garrison = United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal
- Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe / Harriet Beecher Stowe / Stowe = United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause
- Arthur Tappan / Tappan = United States abolitionist
- Sojourner Truth / Truth = United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women
- Harriet Tubman / Tubman = United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North
- Theodore Dwight Weld / Weld = United States abolitionist
Alternative definition of the noun emancipationist
- An advocate of the emancipation of slaves
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emancipationist. Gradual emancipationist, in the history of slavery, one who favored gradual emancipation (which see, under emancipation). emancipator (e- man'si-pa-tor), n. [< LL. emancipator, < L. emancipare, emancipate : see emancipate.] ...
by Immanuel Ness
To begin with, emancipationist proposals had called for gradual freedom that, supporters argued, ...
by Kenneth J. Blume
Clay, “Freedom's Champion”: The Life-Story of the Famed Kentucky Emancipationist. Paducah, KY: Turner, 2001. Meade, Robert Douthat. Judah P. Benjamin: Confederate Statesman. New York: Arno Press, 1975. Merrill, Horace ...
by Martin H. Manser
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by Merriam-Webster, Inc
administrationist, assimilationist, associationist, collaborationist, emancipationist ations \a-shanz\ Galatians, impatiens, relations Lamentations, Revelations United Nations Rhode Island and Providence Plantations atious \a- shas\ see acious ...
by William L. Richter
elected an emancipationist majority to the state legislature. On 1 November 1864, the drive to free the slaves met with success.
4 Volume Set by Bonnie G. Smith
named after the prominent writer and emancipationist Frederika Bremer, and the Finnish Women's Association ( Suomen Naisyhdistys) ...
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Scrabble value of E1M3A1N1C3I1P3A1T1I1O1N1I1S1T1
The value of this 15-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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