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Judge H. Lee Sarokin: Critics Claim President Lincoln Guilty of Political Pandering in Emancipation Proclamation

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.
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Free The Slaves: 150 Years After Emancipation Proclamation, Slavery Still Exists

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (2 years ago)

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

Combating Modern Slavery 150 Years After the Emancipation Proclamation

Politics / US Politics : Dipnote: U.S. Department of State Official Blog (2 years ago)

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

Today in history: Lincoln prepares the Emancipation Proclamation

Business & Finance / Personal Finance : The Week: Personal Finance (2 days ago)

July 22, 1862: President Abraham Lincoln informed his cabinet that he would issue the Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves. But ending slavery wasn’t Lincoln's priority. He hoped it would result in blacks fleeing the South a... Read Post

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