CATEGORY: Emancipation Proclamation
Congress Passes 13th Amendment, 150 Years Ago
January 30, 2015

Look back 150 years ago when Congress approved the 13th Amendment, which officially abolished slavery in the United States. Read More

5 Things You May Not Know About Lincoln, Slavery and Emancipation
September 21, 2012

One hundred fifty years after Abraham Lincoln issued his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, explore five facts about the 16th U.S. president and his policies on slavery. Read More

Emancipation Proclamation Copy Signed by Lincoln for Sale
June 25, 2012

Bidders can take home a rare piece of history on Tuesday when a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln goes up for auction. Read More