freedman

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freed·man

 (frēd′mən)
n.
A man who has been freed from slavery.

freedman

(ˈfriːdˌmæn)
n, pl -men
a man who has been freed from slavery
ˈfreedˌwoman fem n

freed•man

(ˈfrid mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who has been freed from slavery.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freedman - a person who has been freed from slavery
freeman, freewoman - a person who is not a serf or a slave
Translations

freedman

n pl <-men> → befreiter or freigelassener Sklave
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Synopsis: With the Civil War over, Mississippi Belle Joelle Daughtry wants to establish a school to teach freed slaves. But she might have to form an alliance with her childhood nemesis and reveal her deepest secret to make changes in her world and her heart.
"However, in 1830, the freed slaves were resettled, and their descendants now occupy about 50 acres in the new Frere Town in Kisimani," he offered.
Ida enrolled in Rust College, a school begun by newly freed slaves.
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With the opening of the first regional office in Liberia, he notes that every descendant of freed slaves should see it as the greatest opportunity and access to tracing their roots and getting first hand information that will pave the way for them to return home.
Studies following the US civil war showed that the cost of running slave plantations was not much different from running plantations with newly freed slaves. The reason for this was there was then no provision in place for minimum wages or other social services for laborers.
He recounts how freed slaves sang improvised songs while bringing their masters to be imprisoned by Union soldiers.
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Freed slaves in South Carolina are credited with organizing one of the first commemoration's of the nation's war dead, Richardson said.