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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.” Advertisements

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Common Core’s odd approach to teaching Gettysburg Address

Common Core’s odd approach to teaching Gettysburg Address.

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