1. Juneteenth is a June 19th holiday that celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation. It started in Texas and is honored by fourteen states.
2. Abolitionists are people who fight against slavery.
3. Abraham Lincoln was a Republican.
4. Even after the slaves were freed, most African American southerners remained poor agricultural workers.
5. In both the North and the South, African Americans suffered from segregation, lack of education, and political disenfranchisement.