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Why Does “Juneteenth” Matter More Than Holidays To Remember Abraham Lincoln & 350,000 Who Died To Free Slaves?

On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln issued his Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves held in “states in rebellion”.  However, those slaves did not actually become free until roughly another 200,000 whites died fighting for the Union to make them free.  …

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Without Abraham Lincoln, There Would Be No United States. Remember Him Today On His Feb 12 Birthday.

Reprinted from Shore News Local. In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson and Congress adopted the Uniform Monday Holiday Law and made Columbus Day a new national holiday. Washington’s Birthday is now part of Presidents Weekend and no longer a national holiday …

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Grossman quotes Lincoln at Somers monument ceremony: ?It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here. . . ?

Nearly 150 years ago, Americans dedicated a cemetery at Gettysburg, just as we dedicate this monument to Richard Somers and his crew of the Intrepid today.??? They gathered?to honor the heroes of that battle, as we gather?to honor Richard Somers …

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