Emancipation Proclamation, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Krensky
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  • ISBN-10: 1608706710
  • ISBN-13: 9781608706716
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Each title in DOCUMENTS OF DEMOCRACY offers a comprehensive treatment of the particular primary source document, including an analysis of the text and its historical context. Readers learn about the politics of the time and the debates and discussions that led to the drafting of the document. The effects each document had and continues to have, on our laws, politics, and society are examined as well. Each title includes a full transcription of the document under discussion, so readers can readily follow the analysis of the text.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Sign of Things to Come.
2: Slavery in America.
3: A Waiting Game.
4: Countdown to Freedom.
5: An Ongoing Struggle for Justice.
6: Conclusion.
The Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation September 22, 1862.
The Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863 from the U.S. National Archives & Records Administration.
For Further Information.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.