The Emancipation Proclamation Ending Slavery in America by Adam Woog
  

The Emancipation Proclamation Ending Slavery in America

Written by Adam Woog
Illustrated by
Part of the Milestones in American History Series

Synopsis

The Emancipation Proclamation Ending Slavery in America by Adam Woog

In 1863, during the Civil War that had torn the United States apart, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that all slaves would be freed in the Confederate states at war. Considered Lincoln's most direct action to hasten the end of slavery, the proclamation promised that slavery would effectively end at the conclusion of the war - and also allowed African Americans to serve in the Union army. Though the Emancipation Proclamation could not be enforced in the Confederate states until after the war, its issuance linked the Union's fight for the country's unity with the moral cause of freeing the slaves. In The Emancipation Proclamation , read about the groundbreaking document that was a precursor to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution that effectively ended slavery in the United States.

About the Author

Adam Woog has written more than 60 books for adults, young adults, and children. He has special interests in biography and music. He is the author of Chelsea House titles Walter Payton and Joe Montana in the Football Superstars series and the revised editions of Syria and The Palestinian National Authority in the Creation of the Modern Middle East series. Woog lives in Seattle, Washington.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Adam Woog
More books by Adam Woog

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th February 2009

ISBN

9781604133073


I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****