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President Abraham Lincoln's  Emancipation Proclamation!

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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.

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Color-coding the Proclamation with YW Values

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WASHINGTON: A PROCLAMATION: BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

WASHINGTON: A PROCLAMATION: BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

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from Education.com

The Emancipation Proclamation

Worksheets: The Emancipation Proclamation

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blackhistoryalbum: This remarkable photograph...

This remarkable photograph shows the then oldest living ex-slave, Mrs. Sally Fickland, viewing the Emancipation Proclamation in the Freedom Train at Philadelphia, on September 17, 1947.

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Family Proclamation Learning Activity. This would be great for a family reunion activity. Each person reads over the Proclamation and circles 12 words that they think are most important. They write the words on a triangle and attach them to a cord to make a pennant that can be hung in a prominent place in the home.

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The Family: A Proclamation to the World

Free LDS Custom Family a Proclamation to the World. DIY Step by step & so easy.

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