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The Emancipation Proclamation
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."

Emancipation Proclamation - Wikipedia

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The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. It purported to ...

Emancipation Proclamation - American Civil War - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Emancipation Proclamation, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

10 Facts about the Emancipation Proclamation - Civil War Trust

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The Emancipation Proclamation is arguably one of the top ten most important documents in the history of the United States; however, it is also one of the most ...

Emancipation Proclamation Text | HistoryNet

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Full Text, preliminary and final, of the Emancipation Proclamation, issued by ... a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, ...

Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

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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, 1862.

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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 ...

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Oct 6, 2015 ... Passage of this act came 9 months before President Lincoln issued his Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation

Our Documents - Emancipation Proclamation (1863)

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Citation: Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863; Presidential Proclamations, 1791-1991; Record Group 11; General Records of the United States ...

The Emancipation Proclamation 1863 < Abraham Lincoln ...

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Abraham Lincoln. The Emancipation Proclamation 1863. Context. On Jan. 1, 1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln declared free all slaves residing in territory ...