Writing Prompt: Compare Slavery Timeline with Emancipation Proclamation

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History Friday

In today’s writing prompt, we will be discussing the sensitive, but critical issue of slavery in the United States. The beauty, advancement, and noted achievements of African Americans of today do not make much sense without a meaningful understanding of the history of slavery. The earliest recorded period of slavery begins in the 1600s. Although it thrived, slavery also underwent significant changes until a pivotal point in history in 1863, when President Lincoln announced his life-changing Emancipation Proclamation. Your job is to pick a few moments from the slavery timeline and compare them with the Emancipation Proclamation.

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