Emancipation Proclamation: Effects, Impacts, and Outcomes

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There is one document from the American Civil War that is considered to be one of the most important, valuable and impactful of all documents. That document was known as the Emancipation Proclamation. This executive order was drafted and signed by Abraham Lincoln on January 1st, 1863, during the Civil War. Many people believe that …

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Ruby Bridges: The Open Door Policy of Forced Desegregation

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In the 1960s, the political climate in America was beginning to change. The country had in previous history been steeped in racism against African Americans and the majority of the nation was considered to be a segregated country. There were separate schools for races, separate water fountains there were restaurants that said “whites only” and …

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