Freedom From Slavery

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Juneteenth Day
Juneteenth is a silly word but not a silly event! Since 1865 this very special day marks the day that all slaves were finally free!

The United States was in the middle of the Civil War when President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. What exactly did this document say? And how did it change the country?

Author |Hall, Brianna
Lexile |810L
Pages |32
Genre |Nonfiction
Reading level |3-4
Interest level |3-6
Guided reading |R
Lexile |810L