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Emancipation Proclamation Lesson Plans

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Our standards-based lesson plans have been created by educators for use in all grade levels, elementary through high school. Check out these lesson plans related to the Emancipation Proclamation.

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jthg 80Video: The Road to Freedom
Watch the video below to learn about Abraham Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation from students who use the words of former slaves to tell the story.

Antietam National Battlefield Park
Created by eighth-grade students from E. Russell Hicks Middle School in Hagerstown, MD
Created as part of the Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student® program, from the Journey Through Hallowed Ground.

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