Plus, the first lady urged non-profits to hire military veterans and Ashton Kutcher issued an Emancipation Proclamation.
The government gave us the Emancipation Proclamation, the New Deal, the GI Bill.
And he learned that President Lincoln had freed the slaves in the Emancipation Proclamation.
in US history, a declaration issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in those territories still rebelling against the Union
Note: In itself, the Emancipation Proclamation did not free any slaves, because it applied only to rebellious areas that the federal government did not then control. It did not affect the four slave states that stayed in the Union: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri. Yet when people say that Lincoln “freed the slaves,” they are referring to the Emancipation Proclamation.