Emancipation Proclamation

Vocabulary – Emancipation Proclamation

Arc Noun The path or course of something. In this case the path of history.

Emancipation Noun the act or process of setting somebody free or of freeing somebody from restrictions

Proclamation Noun the act of announcing something publicly or formally

Crusade Noun a vigorous concerted action to promote or eliminate something

Death Toll Noun The ongoing total number deaths occurring in an event such as a war.

Mounted Verb Increasing in size.

Institution Noun an established law, custom, or practice. In this case the established practice of using slave labor.

Abolition Noun the official ending of the practice of slavery

Liberation Noun To set a person free from captivity