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Emancipation


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Emancipation Proclamation Commemorative Coloring Book provides an overview of the history of the Emancipation Proclamation for children and coloring pages featuring Abraham Lincoln and notable African Americans, including Frederick...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves"...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
Abraham Lincoln Papers presents Lincoln's draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, his second inaugural address, an 1864 memo expressing his expectation of being defeated for re-election, and more than 70,000...  (Library of Congress)
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War provides clips from the documentary, as well as transcripts, a look behind the scenes, and a teacher's guide. Among the featured topics: 40 acres and a mule, plantations in ruins...  (WGBH, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
From Slavery to Freedom, 1824-1909 presents nearly 400 pamphlets written by African-Americans and others about slavery, emancipation, African colonization, Reconstruction, and related topics. Materials range from...  (Library of Congress)
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission 2009 celebrates the upcoming 200th birthday of our 16th president. A timeline, key speeches, and links to organizations dedicated to the study of Lincoln are provided. Lesson plans (in the...  (Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission)
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 contains 1,300 pieces of sheet music including songs from antebellum blackface minstrelsy, the abolitionist movement, the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, African-American soldiers in the...  (Library of Congress)
Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867 recounts the personal experiences and the drama of emancipation in the words of the participants: liberated slaves and defeated slaveholders, soldiers and civilians, common folk and...  (University of Maryland, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Fight for Equal Rights: Black Soldiers in the Civil War provides a lesson that uses primary documents such as the Emancipation Proclamation. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
We'll Sing to Abe Our Song!: Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War includes more than 200 sheet-music compositions about Abraham Lincoln and the war. This collection spans the years from Lincoln's presidential campaign in 1859 through the centenary of...  (Library of Congress)
The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920 explores the diversity and complexity of African-American culture in Ohio. These manuscripts, texts, and images focus on themes that include slavery, emancipation, abolition, the...  (Library of Congress)
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