This book presents the Emancipation Proclamation in its social and political context with documents in the National Archives’ holdings that illustrate the efforts of the many Americans, enslaved and free, white and black, by whom slavery was abolished in the United States. It was created to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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ISBN 10 : 0812231813
ISBN 13 : 9780812231816

"Emancipation is an important and impressive work; one cannot read it without being inspired by the legal acumen, creativity, and resiliency these pioneer lawyers displayed. . . . ..

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Final Freedom

ISBN 10 : 1139428004
ISBN 13 : 9781139428002

This book examines emancipation after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Focusing on the making and meaning of the Thirteenth Amendment, Final Freedom looks at the struggle amo..

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Making Freedom Pay

ISBN 10 : 9780820327198
ISBN 13 : 0820327190

The end of slavery left millions of former slaves destitute in a South as unsettled as they were. In Making Freedom Pay, Sharon Ann Holt reconstructs how freed men and women in tob..

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Lincoln S Emancipation Proclamation

ISBN 10 : 9781416547952
ISBN 13 : 1416547959

One of the nation's foremost Lincoln scholars offers an authoritative consideration of the document that represents the most far-reaching accomplishment of our greatest president. ..

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The Problem Of Slavery In The Age Of Emancipation

ISBN 10 : 9780385351652
ISBN 13 : 0385351658

Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction Shortlisted for the 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature From the revered historian, the long-aw..

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