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PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA On September 22, 1862, President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, officially ending slavery in the United States of America. It took three more years of war to defeat the upholders of that evil...

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California Sate Seal

PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA On June 14th, 1777, in the midst of our struggle to free ourselves from the colonial rule of Great Britain, the Second Continental Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” as the flag of the nascent United States...

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California Sate Seal

PROCLAMATIONBY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Our nation was founded on the principle of equal rights for all people, but the fulfillment of this promise has been long in coming for many Americans. Some of the most inspiring moments in our history have arisen...

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