The Proclamation of 1763 took place on October 7, 1763, issued by King George III, and was a proclamation by the British that forbade any colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains. This proclamation upset most colonists.
Here is a fun way to have your family really think through the Proclamation to the World on the Family This idea I have shared before using scriptures from Joseph Smith History… but this time, it is for the Proclamation. Here I took the proclamation from lds.org and copied and pasted it onto a simple word document. Then, I put at Continue Reading »
These two parodic cartes-de-visite, made in Nashville, Tennessee, present an extremely simplified story of the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 through the figure of a single black boy. While the audience for these cartes-de-visite is not clear, the elements of caricature suggest that together they form a derisive commentary on newly freed slaves, as well as a reflection of white anxiety over the consequences of the Proclamation.