Profile of the Day: Abraham Lincoln

Posted September 22, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Abraham Lincoln

On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that all slaves in rebel states should be free as of January 1, 1863. The final proclamation made abolition a central goal of the American Civil War. Check out Abraham Lincoln’s family tree and see how you’re related!

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