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Extended Audio Sample The Emancipation Proclamation, by Abraham Lincoln Click for printable size audiobook cover
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (24 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Abraham Lincoln Narrator: Robertson Dean Publisher: Dreamscape Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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While the conflict over slavery was a factor in the Civil War, the abolition of slavery did not become a stated objective until Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which went into effect on January 1, 1863. Now, to commemorate the 150-year anniversary of the Proclamation, here is a new, unabridged audio recording of that historic document, freeing the slaves held in the still Confederate controlled states. Heralded as one of America’s most significant documents, this is a piece of history not to be missed.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Andrea | 10/10/2013

    " Wow, reading the short document is a bit different than learning about it in a history class. This document was really a cannon ball across the bow and was a very clever, if somewhat threatening, document putting the confederacy on notice. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Marts (Thinker) | 6/7/2013

    " President Abraham Lincoln's pivotal speech in 1862 proclaiming freedom to all slaves throughout the United States of America..... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jackie Daggers | 5/20/2013

    " You can hear a powerful, warm voice inside your head as you read. For me, Lincoln's 'voice' is the auditory equivalent to a fine, barrel-aged bourbon. The EP is brief, eloquent, and powerful. It's an hugely important piece of history, but reading it is a pleasure, not a chore. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by John Yelverton | 1/31/2013

    " An absolutely astounding document, even if it was completely irrelevant at the time of its issuance. "

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