The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps | EDSITEment

The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps | EDSITEment

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln on September 22nd, 1862. Lincoln waited until after they had a decisive victory in the Civil War to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This document was to allow everyone to be free, Abe wanted to end slavery because slaves and farmers could fight in the Civil War. Another reason that it was passed was because Lincoln wanted to keep Britain and France from forming an alliance with the South. This was signed on January 1st, 1863.

Fact of the Day: September The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln waited until after they had a decisive victory in the Civil War to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This document was to allow everyone to be free.

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Civil War - Emancipation Proclamation - Socratic Seminar with Rubric - A 18 page package related to the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. This package contains all of the necessary documents to facilitate a Socratic Seminar

John Cheatham was one of the first African-American firefighters in Minneapolis. Cheatham had a distinguished career within the department, holding several positions and receiving numerous promotions. Born into slavery in St. Louis, Missouri, he was freedJohn Cheatham was one of the first African-American firefighters in Minneapolis. Cheatham had a distinguished career within the department, holding several positions and receiving numerous promotions. Born into slavery in St. Louis…

John Cheatham was one of the first African-American firefighters in Minneapolis. Cheatham had a distinguished career within the department, holding several positions and receiving numerous promotions. Born into slavery in St. Louis, Missouri, he was freedJohn Cheatham was one of the first African-American firefighters in Minneapolis. Cheatham had a distinguished career within the department, holding several positions and receiving numerous promotions. Born into slavery in St. Louis…

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On this day in history (Sep. President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, to take effect January

Several decades ago, the vast majority of blacks were Republicans. No, they were not Democrats. The Republican Party was actually the "Party of Lincoln," the ones that enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. They were the onesSeveral decades ago, the vast majority of blacks were Republicans. No, they were not Democrats. The Republican Party was actually the “Party of Lincoln,” the ones that enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. They were the ones who supported the Reconstruction. Voting…

Several decades ago, the vast majority of blacks were Republicans. No, they were not Democrats. The Republican Party was actually the "Party of Lincoln," the ones that enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. They were the onesSeveral decades ago, the vast majority of blacks were Republicans. No, they were not Democrats. The Republican Party was actually the “Party of Lincoln,” the ones that enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. They were the ones who supported the Reconstruction. Voting…

Seated pose of Abraham Lincoln holding Emancipation Proclamation papers. Photographed by Alexander Gardner. (c1863).

Seated pose of Republican President Abraham Lincoln holding Emancipation Proclamation papers. Photographed by Alexander Gardner.

Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

1863 ~ With victories of the Union Army at Antietam and Gettysburg, Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves in the states that had seceded.

This activity can be used as either an introductory assignment or exit assignment. Students will interpret excerpts from the Emancipation Proclamation and articulate what each excerpt means to them.

Emancipation Proclamation - Meaning: This activity can be used as either an introductory assignment or exit assignment. Students will interpret excerpts from the Emancipation Proclamation text and articulate what each excerpt means to them.

In this activity, students will use a spider map to detail the major components of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Emancipation Proclamation - 5 Ws: In this activity, students will use a spider map to detail the major components of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Union officer with "contraband", 1862...two months after this photo was taken President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.:

Union officer with "contraband", Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Liberated slaves were treated as contraband or captured property at this time.

Whitewashing U.S. History on Slavery and Emancipation Proclamation.    Today is 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and seems like a good time to dispel some common historical myths:    Myth: The Emancipation Proclamation ended slavery and freed all Black people who were enslaved    READ MORE HERE: http://knowyourprivileges.tumblr.com/post/39424230298/whitewashing-u-s-history-on-slavery-and-emancipation

President Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation On this day in President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. It declared, “all persons held as slaves within.

Abraham Lincoln - This is one of the only photographs of Abraham Lincoln in his White House office. It was taken by Anthony Berger, a Brady operator, to assist the artist Francis B. Carpenter in his massive painting of Lincoln reading the Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet.

Lincoln Myths and Misconceptions Quiz: Answer 6

Abraham Lincoln in His White House Office. This is one of the only photographs of Abraham Lincoln in his White House office. It was taken by Anthony Berger, a Brady operator, to assist the artist Francis B. Carpenter in his massive painting of Lincoln rea

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