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Emancipation Proclamation - 5 Ws: In this activity, students will use a spider map to detail the major components of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln on September 22nd, 1862. Lincoln waited until after they had a decisive victory in the Civil War to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This document was to allow everyone to be free, Abe wanted to end slavery because slaves and farmers could fight in the Civil War. Another reason that it was passed was because Lincoln wanted to keep Britain and France from forming an alliance with the South. This was signed on January 1st, 1863.

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Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

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Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War: Students Re-Tweet Main Themes

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

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'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

Professor Jim Downs new revisionist history of the Civil War and Emancipation Proclamation claims that a million black Americans suffered hunger and died following the end of slavery

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