The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation and executive
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Emancipation Proclamation. Washington, D.C.. January 1, 1863. President
Lincoln read the first draft of this document to his Cabinet members on July 22,
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Issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation
declared "all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a ...
Citation: Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863; Presidential
Proclamations, 1791-1991; Record Group 11; General Records of the United
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What was the Emancipation Proclamation and why was it important? While the
Civil War was not begun to end slavery but to save the Union, by 1862, President
Americans tend to think of the Civil War as being fought to end slavery. Even one
full year into the Civil War, the elimination of slavery was not a key objective of ...