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||A celebration of freedom -- What is Juneteenth Day? -- Why were African-Americans slaves? -- An argument over slavery -- A war is started -- Rumors of freedom -- The Union goes to Texas -- Free at last -- Celebrating freedom -- Why is Juneteenth Day called Juneteenth Day? -- How is Juneteenth celebrated today? -- Where are Juneteenth celebrations held? -- Juneteenth jubilee -- Important dates.
||Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.|