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Emancipation Proclamation turns 150 this week

AHF joins the National Endowment for the Humanities in celebrating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s unveiling of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, a key moment in the process that led to the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment, which outlawed slavery in the United States. Visit NEH’s Emancipation Nation: Celebrating Freedom, the NEH’s Constitution Day […]