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Transcript of Emancipation Proclamation
Appleby, Joyce Oldham. "The Emancipation Proclamation." The American Journey. Columbus, OH: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2009.
Print.Angle, Paul M. "Emancipation Proclamation." The New Book of Knowledge. Grolier Online, 2011. Web. 4 May 2011. Getting the Emancipation Proclamation Started The Emancipation was not immediately released but encouraged for four reasons:
1.) Slavery was a moral wrong that needed to be abolished.
2.) Slavery was the root cause for the division of the North and the South
3.) The Confederates were supplied by the British and the French. Both had already abolished slavery and were completely antislavery. If they found out the reason that the Feds. Were in the war they may not supply them.
4.) The blacks were the main workers in the South so the whites would have to pull out of the war and run their farms.
Frederick Douglass and Horace Greely were supporters. Reasons the Emancipation Proclamation was not Immediately Released Lincoln didn't want to make the war over slavery, even though he opposed it.
He did not want to lose the support of the four border states: Maryland, Missouri, Delaware, Kentucky.
Lincoln didn't want to appear desperate. When, Why, and What The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on September 22, 1862.
It went into effect January 1, 1963.
The Emancipation Proclamation was a document that all slaves to be free. Both Northerners and Southerners opposed the document.
Didn't actually free slaves. North would have to win the war.
Wasn't issued until the North won the Battle of Antietam because Lincoln didn't want the North to appear desperate. Effects of the Emancipation Proclamation Freed more than 500,000 slaves fled to the North.
About 200,000 African Americans served as soldiers, sailors, or in another armed force.
African Americans helped the North win the war.
It led to the 13th amendment, the 14th amendment, and the 15th amendment.
The French and British did stop funding the South and reverted to the North. Abraham Lincoln, "If my name ever goes into history it will be for this act, and my whole soul is in it." Quiz 1.) When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect? Answer: January 1, 1963 2.) Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation? Answer: Abraham Lincoln 3.) Name one of the four reasons people, such as Frederick Douglass, wanted the Emancipation Proclamation issued. Answer:
The British and French could stop funding the South.
It was a moral wrong.
It would take whites out of the army and force them to work on the farm.
Slavery was the root cause for seperation of the North and South. 4.) What were the three reasons that Lincoln didn't want to immeadiately release the Emancipation Proclamation? Answer:
He didn't want to appear desperate.
He didn't want to loose the trust of the middle states.
He didn't want to make the war over slavery. Three Main Bullet Points Abraham Lincoln didn't immediately release the Emancipation Proclamation.
Lincoln was convinced to release the Emancipation Proclamation September 22, 1962.
The Emancipation Proclamation went into effect on January 1, 1963 but it didn't actually free any slaves.