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The proclamation of freedom a sermon preached in the North Church, Salem, January 4, 1863 by E. B. Willson

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Published by T.J. Hutchinson in Salem [Mass.?] .
Written in English


  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edmund B. Willson.
SeriesSlavery, source material and critical literature -- no. 186.
LC ClassificationsE453 .W74
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22195429M
LC Control Number87820754

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Introduction The Emancipation Proclamation is surely the unhappiest of all of Abraham Lincoln's great presidential papers. Taken at face value, the Emancipation Proclamation was the most revolutionary pronouncement ever signed by an American president, striking the legal shackles from four million black slaves and setting the nation's face toward the total abolition of slavery within three /5(27). On Septem , President Lincoln issued the preliminary version of The Emancipation Proclamation. I urge all Americans to read this document and understand its importance in American history. Many believe this document was an action to end slavery and grant black Americans the same freedom and rights enjoyed by white Americans/5(48). Freedom is a historical novel by American essayist William Safire, set in the early years of the American Civil concludes with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, The novel shows how its main characters grapple with the dilemmas of political morality raised by secession and war.A particular focus is the challenge of reconciling individual rights and Author: William Safire. Emancipation Proclamation, which proclaimed the freedom of slaves in the 10 states rebelling against the Union in the Civil War. Lincoln first presented the Emancipation Proclamation to his Cabinet on J , and issued the Preliminary Proclamation on Septem The Emancipation Proclamation took effect on January 1, File Size: 1MB.

Proclamation of freedom millions! The emancipation proclamation. Rare Book And Special Collections Division Lincoln, A. Proclamation of freedom millions! The emancipation proclamation. Chicago Cook Illinois United States Washington Washington D.C,. National Printing Co., Chicago, Illinois, n. d. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library. A thorough and balanced book on the Emancipation Proclamation and Lincolns cautious approach to the issue of slavery. Guelzo thoroughly describes all of Lincolns reservations and concerns on the issue: his uncertainty about the reaction of federal courts, the necessity of keeping the border states in the Union, and the divided opinion of the Northern public regarding the issues of emancipation /5(27).   On Septem , President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that as of January 1, , all slaves in the. Emancipation Proclamation summary: The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, , as the country entered the third year of the Civil War. It declared that "all persons held as slaves shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free"—but it applied only to states designated as being in rebellion, not to the slave-holding border states of Delaware.

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