History Of JuneTeenth

JuneTeenth Day

JuneTeenth Day celebrates and symbolizes the end of slavery in the United States.President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on September,22,1862  it was not until June,19,1865 that all slaves were finally freed That conclude event was when General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston Texas with his troops and order Number 3 which finally freed the last of the slaves the formal end of slavery was marked by the passing of the 13 amendment and the constitution.

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http://www.juneteenth.com/history.htm
http://www.academyartmuseum.org/juneteenth.html
http://anacostia.si.edu/exhibits/past_exhibtions/juneteenth/june.htm
http://www.galveston.com/juneteenthevents/
https://quickplace.udayton.edu/LotusQuickr/summit/PageLibrary85256E8900508C95.nsf/h_Index/F3D24E38DACEDB0585256EB20014F392
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