H.Res.546 - Recognizing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that history should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and more effectively facing the challenges of the future.

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Result: Passed - June 22, 2010

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Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 546 Recognizing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that history should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and more effectively facing the challenges of the future

 

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Recognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day (June 19, 1865, the day Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved African-Americans were free).Expresse

Official Summary

Recognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day (June 19, 1865, the day Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved African-Americans were free).Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that:
(1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and more effectively facing the challenges of the future; and
(2) the celebration of the end of slavery is an important and enriching part of the history and heritage of the United States.

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