This Day In History January 1st: Lincoln Signs The Emancipation Proclamation

This Day In History January 1st: Lincoln Signs The Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln had always personally been against slavery. But as president, he felt he could not let his own feelings dictate to the nation. Suddenly, in the midst of the Civil War, Lincoln shrewdly saw a welcome opening that would allow him to, if the Union won, stop this cruel owning of slaves. Here’s the whole story from Ray….

This Day In History January 1st: Lincoln Signs The Emancipation Proclamation