The Doument


The Doument


Images of the Emancipation Proclamation in different forms.

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Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863
This is the text that freed slaves in rebelling Southern States in 1863. The two versions represent the straight forward approach of the Proclamation, as well as its ideas of patriotism. In the more intricate Emancipation copy, President Lincoln is…
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