The Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 .
The Emancipation ProclamationOn January 1, 1863 Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. This was an order that freed the slaves in the Confederate States. Although not all the slaves were immediately set free, it paved the way for the 13th Amendment which would free all slaves in the United States a few years later.
Lincoln Douglas Debates
The Issue of Slavery 1858 Lincoln Douglas Debates
Career Before the Presidency
Taking Political Risks
Abraham Lincolns Military Career
Reelection in 1864
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Political Success and Strategies