Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation Proclamation Review

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Title:Emancipation Proclamation
Edition Language:English

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  • Illiterate

    Better late (and for military reasons) than never....

  • Kimberly Nahoom

    The Emancipation Proclamation is a moving and thought provoking document. It demonstrates a President's conviction to create change for the better good of all people in spite of the opposition of the...

  • Roy

    I once read the original on display at the National Archives. Four pages of hand-written bureaucratic prose, with careful conditions defined. But I was so impressed with the power of the words that sa...

  • Madelaine Setiawan

    “And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, fr...

  • Lois

    It's important to understand that this document did not free all enslaved peoples or really ANY enslaved peoples. This only applied to enslaved peoples in rebelling states and not all slave states reb...

  • Diana

    I have read this before in middle school but re read it for my African American history class. I think I understood it better the second time around. ...

  • Edwin Lowe

    A Important Historic Document On September 22, 1862, President Lincoln issued the preliminary version of The Emancipation Proclamation. I urge all Americans to read this document and understand its im...

  • John McCorsley

    A MUST READ!EXCELLENT!!! It has been quite some time since reading this back in jr. high. Unfortunately, we; the "whites" of the USA, have not lived up to the PROMISES MADE to the African Americans in...

  • Karl Geiger

    Four minutes to read, a lifetime to understand its implications.Essential for any student of American history. The proclaimation shifted the war from a conflict about secession and states rights to a ...

  • James Staiti

    ExcellentBrief, articulate and to the point. A masterpiece of American history and justice. Sadly, in the mind of some, the Civil War is still going on, which is not to say that we should cease the pu...