- What did the Emancipation Proclamation declare for African Americans?
- What did the document declare for treatment of freed enslaved people?
- What did Abraham Lincoln declare for African Americans as soldiers?
Lincoln, Abraham, "Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, January 01, 1863 (Final Emancipation Proclamation--Final Draft [Lithograph Copy])," 1 January 1863. Courtesy of Library of Congress