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Emancipation Proclamation

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kianna fiorito

on 27 February 2015

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In January 1st , 1863, President Lincoln issued the the Emancipate Proclamation to free slaves.
That as a country entered its 3rd year of The Civil War .
It declared that "all persons held as slaves ... shall be then,thenceforward and forever free."
It also allowed for Black men to fight in the Union Army.
It was only applied to states in rebellion.
Why is it important?
What was the result?
After president Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves.
The legal framework of slavery would still exist in the former Confederate states as well as in the Union slave states that had been exempted from the proclamation.
So Lincoln and his party committed itself to a constitution to abolish slavery
The republican senate passes the thirteenth amendment on April 8,1864.
But not until January 31, 1865 that the democrats in the house to abstain enough votes for the Amendment.
By: Kianna Fiorito , Ruby Sanchez ,Jose Iribe
Emancipation Proclamation
What is the Emancipation Proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation led the way to total abolition of slavery in the United States. With the Emancipation Proclamation, the aim of the war changed to include the freeing of slaves in addition to preserving the Union.
who does it effect?
The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. It proclaimed the freedom of slaves in the ten Confederate states still in rebellion. It also decreed that freed slaves could be enlisted in the Union Army, thereby increasing the Union's available manpower.
Does it still impact us today ? Why or why not.
Today the effects of the emancipation proclamation are seen in different ways.
firstly without the emancipation proclamation the county would still be divided country.
The 13,14. & the 15 Amendment
) what did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

2) Did The Emancipation Proclamation immediately set all the slaves in the United States free?

3) The Emancipation Proclamation paved the way for what constitutional amendment that outlawed slavery in the United States?

4) What date did Lincoln issue the proclamation?

5) How many slaves did it free?
PBS. PBS. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h1549.html>.

Council on Foreign Relations. Council on Foreign Relations. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.civilwar.org/education/history/primarysources/emancipation.html>.

"Emancipation Proclamation." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/emancipation-proclamation>.

"Emancipation_Proclamation." National Archives and Records Administration. National Archives and Records Administration. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/>.


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To Kill A Mockingbird
African americans were still denied their basic rights.
The inequality between black and white people.
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