Usage examples for enfranchisement

  1. The colored people, in their credulity, hailed the apparent enfranchisement and had a public rejoicing in the occasion. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. It was the enfranchisement of women that turned the tide once and for all. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  3. It was ascertained and acknowledged that to make possible the reconstruction of the States lately in rebellion, in accordance with the plan which had met with the emphatic approval of the North, the enfranchisement of the blacks in the States to be reconstructed was an absolute necessity. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch