President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation

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Historical Context Note

The Proclamation immediately freed slaves in parts of Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina.
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Editors. "President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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