Were the slaves freed after the Civil War?
Yes slaves were freed after the civil war. They deserved the freedom after fighting bravely for justice.
Before, during and after the US Civil War the civil rights of freed slaves and free Afro Americans were severely restricted. Some States before the Civil War would not even allow freed slaves to enter their States. Rights of voting, marriage, holding certain jobs and other normal civil rights of the white majorities were not always the same as for freed slaves.
The Civil War was fought between the North (who wanted to abolish slavery) and the South (who wanted to keep slavery). President Lincoln's first goal was to preserve the Union, but eventually decided to work to free the slaves. He passed the Emancipation Proclamation which was supposed to free the slaves. However, the loopholes in the document actually freed no slaves. After the Civil War, the Reconstruction Era began. New laws were passed to give…
It freed slaves in states outside of the Union. It freed the slaves in the Confederacy. It freed slaves in the rebelling states. It frees slaves. It was issued by American President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, during the American Civil War, using war time powers to free the slaves of the ten states in rebellion against the United States government. The Proclamation immediately freed 50,000 slaves.