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The Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's First Steps

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On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, thus marking a change in the goals of the Civil War to include the abolition of slavery in addition to maintaining the Union. This comprehensive lesson for students grades 9-12 includes lesson plans, primary source documents, learning objectives, guiding questions, and links to sites for additional research.

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