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This Smithsonian Museum photo shows slaves freed after Juneteenth

Teach Students About Juneteenth With These 9 Lessons, Videos and Primary Source Documents

06/15/2021

Topics: Juneteenth

As June arrived in 1865, the Civil War was over. It was more than two years after Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and six months after the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution officially…

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