The Emancipation Proclamation is one of the most important and misunderstood documents in US history. So, what did it actually proclaim?
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What about the Native Americans who found themselves stuck in the middle of the Civil War – why did they fight for both sides?
It’s got fewer words than the average rap song, and takes less time to read than it does to boil an egg. So how did the Gettysburg Address inspire a...