New York , NY
Effects Of Emancipation Proclamation
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Effects of the Emancipation Proclamation. In this wood engraving, published in Harper's Weekly, freed former slaves are shown coming into Union lines at Newborn, North Carolina. The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln declaring the freedom of all slaves in the Confederate States of America. It was established on January 1, 1863.
May 30th, 2013
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