Emancipation Road

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Emancipation Road: 1625-1863 - The Shadows of Slavery
This first episode takes a look into the history of slavery in the United States, from the beginnings of the Atlantic slave trade to the Civil War.
Emancipation Road: 1863-1870 - The Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and its effect on the end of the Civil War, the Reconstruction era in the South, and the eventual Constitutional amendments passed to protect it.
Emancipation Road: 1870-1909 - Separate But Equal
An examination of African-American life through the end of the 19th Century, and the disparity that divided society into "separate but equal" facilities.
Emancipation Road: 1909-WWII - Regardless of the Color of One's Skin
Beginning with the founding of the NAACP, this episode examines the societal changes that helped accelerate African American advancement in the early 20th Century.
Emancipation Road: 1945-1963 - The Double Victory
African American soldiers celebrated a double victory: Defeat of the Axis powers, and greater acceptance in the military following their devoted service. On the home front, however, the stage was…
Emancipation Road: 1963-1968 - The Civil Rights Era
A look at the protests, demonstrations, and prominent figures of the Civil Rights Movement that finally ended segregation in the United States.
Emancipation Road: 1968-Today - Heroes of Hope
This final episode looks at some of the groundbreaking African American heroes in the years following the Civil Rights movement, up through President Barack Obama.

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Part of the Series: Emancipation Road
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18th Century Colonial America and Slavery - Under the Rule of the British Empire
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Abolition from the North Grows
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This segment of the series speaks about the efforts by Northern Abolitionists to eliminate slavery prior to the Civil War.
1619 Virginia - The First African Slaves Arrive
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Into the Fire - 1861-1896
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The Civil War - Emancipation Proclamation
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This portion of the series talks about the causes of and start of the Civil War; the evolution of the drive to win on each side of the conflict and of President Lincoln's bold step towards freedom for all slaves in the United States.
Emancipation Road: 1963-1968 - The Civil Rights Era
Part of the Series: Emancipation Road
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Emancipation Road: 1968-Today - Heroes of Hope
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Emancipation Road: 1945-1963 - The Double Victory
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The Ultimate Civil War Series: Sins of the Fathers
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