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Abraham Lincoln freed all slaves living in the US by giving his famous Emancipation Proclamation.

Addendum: This statement is not correct. The Emancipation Proclamation only offered freedom to those Southern Slaves able to escape to the North. Slavery was practiced before his Proclamation in the North as well as after and until 6 months after the Civil War.

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He was president when it was written and put into effect. The proclamation did little for the slaves, but it was a good political action.

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