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Teaching DBQ: The Emancipation Proclamation

DBQ: The Emancipation Proclamation

Citations: Document 1: Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 2. General Correspondence. 1858 to 1864: Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, Friday, Clipping from Aug. 23, 1862 Daily National Intelligencer, Washington, D.C. 1862. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>. Document 2: Currier & Ives, and Benjamin Henry Day. Breaking That "Backbone”. New York: Pub'd. by Currier & Ives, Nassau St., N.Y. or 1863. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>. Document 3: Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863; Presidential Proclamations, 1791-1991; Record Group 11; General Records of the United States Gover

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