Juneteenth is the most seasoned broadly praised celebration of the consummation of subjugation in the United States. Going back to 1865, it was on June nineteenth that the Union fighters, drove by Major General Gordon Granger, arrived at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had finished and that the subjugated were presently free. Note this was more than two years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation – which had become official January 1, 1863. The Emancipation Proclamation had little effect on the Texans because of the negligible number of Union soldiers to implement the new Executive Order. Nonetheless, with the acquiescence of General Lee in April of 1865, and the appearance of General Granger’s regiment, the powers were at long last sufficiently able to impact and beat the obstruction.

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