How did the emancipation Proclamation effect free and enslaved African Americans in the 1800's?
I believe the Emancipation Proclamation freed all the slaves and the confederansy states... I got this answer from my group with a teacher helped us.
Why was it necessary to pass the 13th amendment after the Emancipation Proclamation had been issued?
Enslaved Americans of African descent were freed in various ways over time. Some were freed via manumission by their owners; others bought their freedom when possible. Other Americans who were enslaved were freed by state laws that set into motion of the abolition of slavery over time. Still others were freed (by law, if not practically) by the Emancipation Proclamation, but only if they were enslaved in Confederate-controlled territories. Those African Americans still enslaved after…
Abraham Lincoln wrote out the "Emancipation Proclimation" to free the enslaved African Americans, however, people didn't follow through with it immidiatly because only a couple weeks later he was assassinated by Booth. Year later the "Emancipation Proclimation" was put into consideration and a law was passed that "All men are created equal" and African Americans were no longer enslaved!! :P
How would the emancipation proclamation have changed the life of an enslaved African American in Virginia?
The Emancipation Proclamation stated that African-American men willing to fight "will be received into the armed service of the United States." After the Emancipation Proclamation, blacks rushed to joined the Union Army. At the end of the war, there were nearly 180,000 black soldiers in the Union Army.