Editors. "President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation (13 words)
Historical Context Note
The Proclamation immediately freed slaves in parts of Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina.10944 President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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