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What proclamation declared freedom for slaves?

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Answered 2010-10-18 22:47:46

The Emancipation Proclamation.

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Why and when was the Gettysburg address delivered?

Proclamation declared freedom for slaves

What declared slaves free?

The Emancipation Proclamation

What year was the emancipation proclamtion?

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. The proclamation declared the freedom of 3 million slaves.

What document gave freedom to slaves?

emancipation proclamation

Did the Emancipation Proclamation give slaves their freedom?

Yes! But only the slaves from the Confederacy!

Who was granted freedom by emancipation proclamation?

the slaves were granted freedom by the emancipation prclamation

Did the emancipation proclamation gave slaves their freedom?

Only the slaves that were in the Southern rebellion states.

What were the terms for the Emancipation Proclamation?

it issued the freedom of millions of slaves

Which document gave slaves freedom in 1863?

The Emancipation Proclamation

Freedom for slaves?

Freedom for slaves became a reality when the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. He signed the document in 1863.

Why didn't any slave gain their freedom from the Emancipation Proclamation?

Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation only declared freedom to slaves in the Confederacy. Since the CSA didn't acknowledge Lincoln's authority, it disregarded the Proclamation. Slave holding states still in the Union were exempt from freeing their slaves, because Lincoln feared it would push them to secede. The Emancipation Proclamation was not set to go into effect for 90 days after its proclamation. After that it went into effect in the areas conquered by Union forces.

What did emancipation proclamation do with the reconstruction?

it freed slaves but most of them were not freed right away. almost 20.000 slaves were freed right away. union must become war for freedom. it declared only those slaves not under union control.

Who declared that slaves were free in the states that had seceded?

Abraham Lincoln with the Emancipation Proclamation.

When were slaves allowed to get there freedom?

Starting in 1865 with Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

What does the emancipation proclimation do?

The Emancipation Proclamation declared that all slaves were free and that slavery was illegal.

What did Abraham Lincoln state in the Emancipation Proclamation?

He declared that slaves in rebellious states were free.

The emancipation proclamation gave freedom to?

only slaves in areas at war with the union

How did Lincoln hope to maintain the freedom of slaves?

Lincoln hoped to maintain the freedom of the slaves through the emancipation proclamation. The catch to this is that the slaves only became free if the Union won the war.

What is the emansipation proclomation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation that gave slaves in southern states their freedom. The Proclamation applied to approximately 3 million slaves in the US. It was issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.

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