Emancipation Proclamation


President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of war. The proclamation declared “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free.”

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BS in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University's McCormick College of Engineering MBA from DePaul University's Kellstadt's College of Business JD from DePaul University's College of Law
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