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“The Shepherds of Liberty”

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This Week in History

January 1, 1863: Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

January 2, 1923: The African-American town of Rosewood, Florida was destroyed by a white mob and the residents driven away permanently. Those surviving the massacre were prevented from speaking about it until 1982 when they were able to share the events with the public.

January 3, 1870: Construction on the Brooklyn Bridge began.

January 4, 1853: Solomon Northrup, a free black man was sold into slavery. He legally won back his freedom. His memoir, Twelve Years a Slave, became a major motion picture.

January 5, 1925: Nellie Tayloe Ross became the governor of the State of Wyoming. She is the first woman to become a governor in the United States.

January 6, 1974: Daylight Savings Time began months early in an attempt to save energy during the oil crisis.

January 7, 1800: Millard Fillmore, the 13th U.S. President, was born in New York. He was the last President from the Whig party.

January 8, 1918: President Woodrow Wilson outlines his Fourteen Points for peace after World War I.

January 9, 1991: Apple introduces iTunes. This revolutionized digital music.

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