The Meaning and Making of Emancipation, a free eBook available from the National Archives, presents the Emancipation Proclamation in its social and political context with documents in the National Archives' holdings that illustrate the efforts of the many Americans, enslaved and free, white and black, by whom slavery was abolished in the United States. It was created to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Available as an ePub file for iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Android tablet, Nook, SONY Reader, other mobile device or eReader, or PC or Mac.
Also available on iTunes for IPhone, iPod or iPad.
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Click the link on the title or cover image above to visit the download page for this eBook from the National Archives website, then stop by your Milwaukee Public Library to check out print books about the Emancipation Proclamation.