20th Of May Emancipation Celebration

Hundreds of Tallahassee locals gather around to celebrate the 20th of May Emancipation reenactment as well as related festivities.       

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  • Honoring Juneteenth with a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation
    They were enforcing the Emancipation Proclamation, in which President Abraham Lincoln decreed some enslaved people to be free on January 1, 1863. We're about to hear that document in its entirety. But ...
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  • Juneteenth 2022: Is Walmart open? Target?
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  • Juneteenth 2022 is today: What is Juneteenth? Federal holiday marked Monday, June 20th
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    06/19/2022 - 5:18 pm | View Link
  • Juneteenth celebrates just one of the United States’ 20 emancipation days
    There were, in fact, 20 separate emancipations in the United States alone, from 1780 to 1865, across the U.S. North and South.
    06/19/2022 - 1:02 am | View Link
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  • How did Americans react to emancipation?
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  • 2022 Galveston Juneteenth Events | Visit Galveston
    But the richness of this history goes well beyond celebrating Emancipation. From being home to the first historically African American secondary school and public library in Texas to being the hometown of World Heavyweight Champ Jack Johnson, Galveston has long fought to preserve the knowledge of African American accomplishments and heritage on ...
    06/26/2022 - 10:38 pm | View Website
  • What Is Juneteenth?
    The Emancipation Proclamation The Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, had established that all enslaved people in Confederate states in rebellion ...
    06/26/2022 - 5:45 pm | View Website
  • EMANCIPATION | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    emancipation definition: 1. the process of giving people social or political freedom and rights: 2. the process of giving…. Learn more.
    06/26/2022 - 5:09 pm | View Website
  • Featured Documents | National Archives
    New York Ratification of the Bill of Rights On September 25, 1790, by joint resolution, Congress passed 12 articles of amendment to the new Constitution, now known as the Bill of Rights. The Treaty of Kanagawa On March 31, 1854, the first treaty between Japan and the United States was signed. The Treaty was the result of an encounter between an elaborately planned mission to
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