September 22, 1862: Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation
Lecture no. 23 from the course: This Day in History
| 11 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Discover how President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation reflected not only his desire to ensure a Union victory in the Civil War, but also his deepening conviction that the end of American slavery was the very will of God.