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Emancipation Proclamation

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Brielle Mattner

on 11 October 2012

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Transcript of Emancipation Proclamation

SOAPSTone Emancipation
Proclamation January 1, 1863 in the city of Washington
First person- Abraham Lincoln
16th president of United States
Passionate Speaker; Powerful president; Optimistic Man; Honest Abe… Speaker Larger:
Threats of Civil war
Secede from the Union

Smaller:
Slavery Occasion Larger
All other world powers stating that we are free

Smaller
Anyone that has anything to do with slavery; Slaveholders, Slaves Audience Purpose To proclaim the freedom and justice of slaves in the United States. Justice
Constitution
State
People
God
Freedom
Slaves
Military
Rebellion
United States
Declared
Proclaimed Subject Tone Passionate
Hopeful
Optimistic
Proud
Serious -Allusion: “Upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity…”
-Motivation: To free all of the slaves
-Loaded Language: “Shall be, thenceforward, and forever free.”
-Parallelism: “Shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; henceforward shall be free. Literary Devices THE END! Age Of Reason -Based upon rationalism (based upon reason and best guide for action or belief)
-Encouraged intellectual freedom
-Scientific method was used
-Thought this would bring them closer to perfection
-Enlightenment Events In This Time Period -January 10, 1863First underground railway in London
-October 3, 1863 Lincoln makes last Thursday in November Thanksgiving
-October 26,1863 Worldwide Red Cross in Geneva
-October 26,1863 Football Association in England, standardizes soccer
-The Civil War was at it highest point in1863 FAMOUS PARTS "I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are, and henceforward shall be free..."- Abraham Lincoln
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