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Historical Perspective of "To Kill a Mockingbird": Emancipation Proclamation

8th Grade Human Rights Novel Study. Getting a historical perspective.

Emancipation Proclamation

Britannica Encyclopdia

On September 22, 1862, United States President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation that he later called “the central act of my administration, and the greatest event of the 19th century.” The proclamation promised..."Emancipation Proclamation." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 14 Mar. 2014. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.

World Book


Emancipation Proclamation is a historic document that led to the end of slavery in the United States....Holzer, Harold. "Emancipation Proclamation." World Book Student, World Book, 2018, Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.


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