Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation issued

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Historical Context Note


President Lincoln issues his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that on Jan 1, 1863, slaves in areas still in rebellion would be declared free.
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Citation:
Editors. "Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation issued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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Related Groups

  1. American Civil War