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Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?

01/31/2001

Primary Sources Show 4 Concerning Emancipation CLOSED CAPTIONED MASTER


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Series
Primary Sources: Workshops in American History
Program
Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?
Program Number

4

Series Description

Series release date: 2001

Program Description

This workshop examines the role of the enslaved in bringing about the end of slavery in the United States. Through analysis of President Lincoln’s attitudes and actions before and during the Civil War, and correspondence, speeches, legislative orders, newspaper articles, and letters written by African Americans — enslaved and free — workshop participants debate the influences prompting Emancipation.

Duration

00:57:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?,” 01/31/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_335676DD9DD14D99A307D00AAF895DDE.
MLA: “Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?.” 01/31/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_335676DD9DD14D99A307D00AAF895DDE>.
APA: Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_335676DD9DD14D99A307D00AAF895DDE
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