Visiting History: Changing America, The Emancipation Proclamation

Middle school teachers in the 2012-2013 Unveiling History spring cohort visited the Changing America exhibit, curated by the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Teachers discuss the Emancipation Proclamation and the idea of freedom at the 150th anniversary.

Part I: Prelude to the Emancipation Proclamation

Part II: Runaway Slaves and Abolition

Part III: Self-Emancipation During the Civil War

Part IV: Legacy of the Emancipation Proclamation