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How is Manumission different than abolition?
Hereof, what is the difference between manumission and emancipation?
Manumission refers to when a slave is freed by their master. However, emancipation refers to when a government gets rid of the institution of slavery as a whole. This is not a voluntary process.
Beside above, what is mandatory Manumission?
Manumission. Manumission is defined as the formal process by which a slave owner can give his slaves their legal freedom. Slave owners used the promise of manumission to ensure their slaves' obedience, and often rewarded faithful servitude with manumission.
- A new process of manumission was now established, to be performed in the churches through the intervention of the ministers of religion; and it was provided that clerics could at any time by mere expression of will liberate their slaves.
- Manumission was of two kinds justa or regular, and minus justa.