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by Marianne McComb
It changed the legal status under federal law of more than . million enslaved African Americans in the Confederate states from slave to free.
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The Emancipation Proclamation. Meet Abraham Lincoln and gain insight into his changing views on slavery. Learn why he issued the Emancipation Proclamation and what it means today.
This book describes the roots of slavery in the United States, and examines the reasons why certain people and states were for it, while . American Documents (Washington, .
This book describes the roots of slavery in the United States, and examines the reasons why certain people and states were for it, while others were opposed to it. It also explains why President Lincoln issued the proclamation when he did, whom the proclamation freed, and whom it did not, and some of the effects it had on future events.
The Emancipation Proclamation confirmed their insistence that the war for . With the text covering five pages the document was originally tied with narrow re. .
The Emancipation Proclamation confirmed their insistence that the war for the Union must become a war for freedom. It added moral force to the Union cause and strengthened the Union both militarily and politically. The original of the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863, is in the National Archives in Washington, DC. With the text covering five pages the document was originally tied with narrow red and blue ribbons, which were attached to the signature page by a wafered impression of the seal of the United States. Most of the ribbon remains; parts of the seal are still decipherable, but other parts have worn off.
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Issued after the Union victory at Antietam, the Emancipation Proclamation had both moral and strategic implications for the ongoing Civil Wa.On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that as of January 1, 1863, all slaves in the states currently engaged in rebellion against the Union shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.
But no American document has been held up to greater suspicion . And for some African-Americans the Proclamation raises doubts about Lincoln himself. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation dispels the myths and mistakes surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation and skillfully reconstructs how America's greatest president wrote the greatest American proclamation of freedom.
Free 2-day shipping . Includes the full text of the Proclamation, the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, and portions of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. National Geographic Society.