How the Emancipation Proclamation Worked

When Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation, he hoped to demoralize the South. Learn the details behind President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

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Topics in this Podcast: U.S. history, what the Civil War was about, civil war, slavery, 19th century, civil rights, Political History, black history, U.S. presidents, American history