Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation issued (21 words)

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President Lincoln issues his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that on Jan 1, 1863, slaves in areas still in rebellion would be declared free.

Editors. "Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation issued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[, accessed 09 December 2016.]

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  1. American Civil War