Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Emancipation Proclamation Emancipation Proclamation Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary n on September 22nd, 1862. It stipulated that if the Southern states did not cease their rebellion by January 1st, 1863, then Proclamation would go into effect. When the Confederacy did not yield, Lincoln issued the final Emancipation Proclamation on January 1st, 1863. Five months after […]