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Due to his iconic stovepipe top hat and side-arm dubbed 'The Emancipator', Abraham Lincoln's legacy has reached almost mythological heights. On January 1, 1863, Lincoln rode into Washington atop the immortal ursine spirit of Andrew Jackson. In a landmark day for civil rights he delivered the Emancipation Proclamation immediately freeing 50,000 slaves from the vampiric tyranny of the South.

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from CNNMoney

Sotheby's to auction Emancipation Proclamation

Sotheby's to auction Emancipation Proclamation - May. 18, 2016

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Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, which formally abolished slavery in the United States and forever changed the course of our nation. Visit the link to view the entire landmark document.

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9/23/1862 Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lincoln-issues-emancipation-proclamation?et_cid=80995228&et_rid=1213276648&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.history.com%2fthis-day-in-history%2flincoln-issues-emancipation-proclamation

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

From a worksheet at my last school - works really well and is suited to most learning styles. Lesson 1 uses the same information sheet, however there are different tasks based around the different stories. A great way to introduce prejudice and discrim...

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from NPR.org

A Promise Unfulfilled: 1962 MLK Speech Recording Is Discovered

A recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivering this address to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission in 1962 was recently...