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What Is Juneteenth National Freedom Day? A Juneteenth Activity
In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation had declared all enslaved people in the rebelling states free. The Proclamation had no practical effect in Texas until Union General Gordon Granger landed at Galveston on June 19, 1865 and read the order. In Texas, June 19 came to be known as Juneteenth, on which day African Americans celebrated their freedom.
Shaped Staff
June 18, 2020
Q&A: How to Teach the Holocaust
Explore lesson plans and resources from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, along with insights for educators, to teach students about this tragic period in history.
Geraldine Stevens
Senior Director of Social Studies, Science, and World Languages
March 31, 2020
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