Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation with John B. King


A copy of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Photo by Andy Le, Department of Education

Secretary of Education Dr. John B. King Jr. discusses the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which gave rebelling states 100 days to return to the Union or have their enslaved population freed during the U.S. Civil War.

Topics in this Podcast: abraham lincoln, teachers, U.S. civil war, black history, U.S. presidents, abolition, 19th century, what the Civil War was about, civil war, slavery, interviews