Message on the Observance of Juneteenth, 2003

Bush, George W.
June 2003
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/23/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 25, p786
Government Documents
Presents the text of the message from U.S. President George W. Bush for those who are in observance of Juneteenth 2003 on June 19, 2003. Information on the Emancipation Proclamation issued by former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 ending the slavery in the country; Declaration of the end of civil war and slavery in the country by former Major General Gordon Granger on June 19, 1865; Efforts of the U.S. government to provide opportunities for every person of every race in the country.


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