Constitutionality of the Emancipation Proclamation
The Emancipation Proclamation is considered to be one of the most important documents in American history. Paul Finkelman spoke about… read more
The Emancipation Proclamation is considered to be one of the most important documents in American history. Paul Finkelman spoke about Abraham Lincoln and the constitutionality of the proclamation. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Constitutionalizing Freedom: Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society annual Spring Symposium “Emancipation During the Civil War,” which was held in the Congressional Auditorium in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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