The Emancipation Proclamation
The Emancipation Proclamation was one of the most important document for slaves in the United States. In 1862, the American Civil War tore the United States apart. While President Abraham Lincoln wanted to preserve the Union, he had a much larger idea: Ending slavery. The Emancipation Proclamation can be confusing to struggling readers, but this volume gives readers needed context to understand this document. With clear language historical context, young readers will deepen their understanding of this key historical document.