Battle of Antietam was a strategic victory for the Union. Driving the Army of Northern Virginia from Maryland gave Abraham Lincoln the opening to issue his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. This executive order changed the course of the American Civil War.

Sept Lincoln issues a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation -- learn more about it through this link

Dr. King presented the following speech at the New York Civil War Centennial Commission’s Emancipation Proclamation Observance, New York City, September 12, 1962  Emancipation Proclamation Centennial Address

SEPT The Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in US history. The Union Army, commnaded by Gen. McClellan, fought the Army of Northern Virginia, led by Gen. Lee in Maryland. image: Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

The Impact and Legacy of the Emancipation Proclamation | National Museum of American History

The Impact and Legacy of the Emancipation Proclamation | National Museum of American History

A quote from the Emancipation Proclamation

number quote from the Emancipation Proclamation

The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on December 18, 1865. First proposed in December of 1863, during the Civil War and months after President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, the amendment to foreverThe Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on December 18, 1865. First proposed in December of 1863, during the Civil War and months after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, the amendment to forever abolish slavery…

The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on December 18, 1865. First proposed in December of 1863, during the Civil War and months after President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, the amendment to foreverThe Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on December 18, 1865. First proposed in December of 1863, during the Civil War and months after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, the amendment to forever abolish slavery…

[First edition of the emancipation proclamation.]

[First edition of the emancipation proclamation.]

The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect in Confederate territory. It proclaimed all those enslaved in Confederate territory to be forever free, and ordered the Army (and all segments of the Executive branch) to treat as free all those enslaved in ten states that were still in rebellion, thus appl...The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect in Confederate territory. It proclaimed all those enslaved in Confederate territory to be forever free, and ordered the Army (and all segments of the…

The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect in Confederate territory. It proclaimed all those enslaved in Confederate territory to be forever free, and.

Celebrate the anniversary of the 13th amendment through EDSITEment's lesson plan looking at the country's first steps towards freedom | Common Core aligned

Icon of the American Anti-Slavery Society - Originally designed by Josiah Wedgwood, England, SOURCE: Library of Congress Collection

Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, which formally abolished slavery in the United States and forever changed the course of our nation. Visit the link to view the entire landmark document.

On this day in history (Sep. President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, to take effect January

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln on September 22nd, 1862. Lincoln waited until after they had a decisive victory in the Civil War to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This document was to allow everyone to be free, Abe wanted to end slavery because slaves and farmers could fight in the Civil War. Another reason that it was passed was because Lincoln wanted to keep Britain and France from forming an alliance with the South. This was signed on January 1st, 1863.

Fact of the Day: September The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln waited until after they had a decisive victory in the Civil War to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This document was to allow everyone to be free.

The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863. 16" x 14", Printed on two pages.  Can be displayed in it's (supplied) collectors tube or have it framed.  16" x 14", Printed on Genuine Antiqued parchment.  Perfect for Historians, Collectors or teachers.  Historically accurate reproduction.  Perfect as a gift.

The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863. 16" x 14", Printed on two pages. Can be displayed in it's (supplied) collectors tube or have it framed. 16" x 14", Printed on Genuine Antiqued parchment. Perfect for Historians, Collectors or teachers. Historically accurate reproduction. Perfect as a gift.

The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps | EDSITEment

The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps | EDSITEment

The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps | EDSITEment

The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps A Created Equal Resource

President Lincoln Exempted West Virginia From the Emancipation Proclamation – Appalachian Magazine

President Lincoln Exempted West Virginia From the Emancipation Proclamation – Appalachian Magazine

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