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The Emancipation Proclamation / by G.S. Prentzas
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J 973.714 Prentzas G.S.
New York : Children's Press, 2012.
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Descript
64 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm.
Series
Cornerstones of Freedom. Third Series
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, beginning the downfall of slavery in the United States. The document freed all slaves in Confederate territory and set in motion a series of events that eventually brought about the freedom of all slaves in the country. This title deals with the situations that led Lincoln to write the Emancipation Proclamation, as well as the document's effects around the world.
Contents
Setting the scene: Slavery in America -- Slavery and war -- Lincoln's decision -- Preliminary proclamation -- Emancipation Proclamation -- An Immediate impact -- Map of the events: What happened where? -- Story continues: Groundwork for equality -- Influential individuals -- Timeline -- Living history -- Resources -- Glossary -- Index.
Subject
ISBN
9780531250327 (library binding)
0531250326 (library binding)
9780531265574 (pbk.)
0531265579 (pbk.)
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