Today President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing 3 million slaves. Critics of the President were quick to condemn his action. The town crier shouted that that this was further evidence of the President's war on families.
On this day 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, stating that by the following New Year’s Day in 1863, slaves across America would be “thenceforward and forever free.” According ... Read Post
September 22nd marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves in Confederate states during the Civil War. Slavery, however, still exists in the U.S. Read Post
On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, announcing his intention to emancipate all the slaves in the Confederate states that did not return to the Union within 100 days. On ... Read Post