Catholic Emancipation Act

Catholic Emancipation Act
The statute of 10 Geo. IV, c. 7, by which Roman Catholics were restored, in general, to the full enjoyment of all civil rights, except that of holding ecclesiastical offices, and certain high appointments in the state

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  • Emancipation — is a term used to describe various efforts to obtain political rights or equality, often for a specifically disenfranchised group, or more generally in discussion of such matters. Among others, Karl Marx discussed political emancipation in his… …   Wikipedia

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