There Suddenly Arose
Raise Your Voice
First South Carolina Volunteers Hear the Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation near Beaufort, South Carolina, January 1, 1863. Courtesy U.S. Library of Congress.
Eric Nathan
http://www.ericnathanmusic.com/

Date

May 1, 2020

Grades

9, 10, 11, 12
Music/Music Composition, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Social Justice, English Language Arts (ELA), History/Social Studies, Visual Arts

Do you wonder how music or a song can have an impact? Do you remember singing America, My Country ‘Tis of Thee in school? Do you still? Learn about when the 1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment of Black troops and members of their neighboring camp community sang that song after hearing the Emancipation Proclamation read to them for the first time.

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