Final Emancipation Proclamation: Documents in Detail

Ep. 202016
60 minute listen

How important was the Emancipation Proclamation in ending slavery?


Our Documents in Detail webinar for  17 March 2021 focused on Abraham Lincoln’s Final Emancipation Proclamation. Released on 1 January 1863, it legally freed all slaves in states and areas still in rebellion, and paved the way for permanent abolition of the institution of slavery.

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