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Which of the Following is True of the Emancipation Proclamation

On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Announcement, which declared that as of January 1, 1863, all enslaved people in usa currently engaged in rebellion against the Union “shall be and so, thenceforward, and forever free.” Lincoln didn’t really free all of the approximately 4 million …

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