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Asked in US Civil War
Did the emancipation proclamation immediately free all the slaves?
No the emancipation proclamation did not free all slaves immediately. instead it freed very few people because the emancipation proclamation did not apply to slaves in the border states who were fighting for the union states. it also did not act upon the slaves in the south that were already under union control. ...
How did the war change after the Emancipation Proclamation?
Here is an excerpt from the website Libertyletters.com: President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free." Despite this expansive wording, the Emancipation Proclamation was limited in many ways. It applied only to states that had seceded from the Union, leaving slavery untouched in the loyal border states. It also expressly exempted...
How did the Emancipation proclamation become a turning point in the civil war?
Contrary to popular belief, the Emancipation Proclamation's goal was not really to free slaves. It stated that all slaves in the 10 rebelling states were free. You see the problem here? With no control over the Confederacy, the Emancipation Proclamation had little effect on the slaves in the South. The Proclamation made freeing slaves an explicit goal of the Union war effort, and was a step towards outlawing slavery and conferring full citizenship upon ex-slaves. ...
Asked in Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
What was the emancipation results for many blacks?
The Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 proclaimed for all states rebelling to emancipate/free slaves. This Proclamation did not however affect the slavery of the states that were loyal to the Union, though they were still eventually freed. The Confederacy did not release their slaves however upon hearing this. Though when the slaves heard, some of them fled to the Union. ...
What were the limits of the emancipation proclamation?
It applied only to states that had seceded from the Union, leaving slavery untouched in the loyal border states. It also expressly exempted parts of the Confederacy that had already come under Northern control. Most important, the freedom it promised depended upon Union military victory. ...
Asked in Abraham Lincoln
What document did president linoln sign freeing the slaves in the slave states?
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free." Despite this expansive wording, the Emancipation Proclamation was limited in many ways. It applied only to states that had seceded from the Union, leaving slavery untouched in the loyal border states. It also expressly exempted parts of the Confederacy that had already...
Whose job it is to prove the defendant not guilty?
The standard rule is that the burden of proof lies upon the prosecution to prove that the defendant is guilty, not for the defendant to prove he is innocent. That being said, as more evidence is presented by the prosecution, it is up to the defense to come up with evidence to refute the prosecution's evidence. In short answer, however, to store a defendant to prove his innocence, it is a joint effort between the defendant himself - someone who is fighting...
Asked in History of the United States, US Constitution, Political Science, Emancipation Proclamation
What impact did the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 have on slavery in the US?
The Emancipation Proclamation had no real impact upon slavery at all at the time the it was first issued. The North could not enforce it since the North was already at war with the Confederacy, in part, over this very issue. If the Confederacy had won, the Proclamation would have had no effect. The Proclamation did not abolish the institution of slavery nationwide. It freed slaves only in specific states and counties of other states the were identified in ithe Proclamation as...
Asked in Criminal Law, State Laws
What is the difference between a suspended execution of sentence and a suspended imposition?
A suspended execution of sentence is when the judge actually renders a sentence to the defendant, but passes the execution of the sentence on defendant unless they commit another offense. The court will then have the right to impose the original sentence upon the defendant. A suspended imposition of sentence is when the judge does not enter a sentence on defendant and has the right to execute a sentence upon the defendant should they commit another offense. ...
If a minor gets emancipated through marriage are they still emancipated if they get a divorce?
It depends upon the laws of the state where the emancipation decree was granted. In several states emancipation rights are automatically revoked upon the dissolution of the marriage. ...
Asked in Abraham Lincoln
Was Lincoln the great emancipator?
Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States, does have the title 'The Great Emancipator.' This was bestowed upon him as the result of his signing the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. In this regard, no matter what anyone else may say, Lincoln was indeed the Great Emancipator. ...
What were President Abraham Lincoln's accomplishments during the US Civil War?
President Lincoln had very important accomplishments in the American Civil War. He wrote the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation was a Proclamation issued by Lincoln freeing slaves in those territories still in rebellion, like the South. Emancipation means- freeing someone from control of another. He also wrote the Gettysburg address. (Four Score and Seven years ago, our fathers brought forth upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all mean are created equal.) which actually was...
Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.
When did Martin Luther King junior free black people from slavery?
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did not technically free black people from slavery. Abraham Lincoln is credited with that by the Emancipation Proclamation. The great contribution of Dr. King was that he encouraged black people to insist upon the exercise of that freedom, through peaceful protest and civil disobedience. There is still a great deal of prejudice, but every effort to insist being treated equally is worthwhile. ...
If you are 17 and pregnant can you qualify for a medical card in the state of Missouri if you are emancipated?
Missouri does not have an emancipation procedure for minors, nor does being pregnant confer emancipation upon a minor. If however, the pregnant minor is in need of public assistance such as Medicaid, the court can grant emancipation rights on a limited or complete basis depending upon the individual circumstances. ...
What was the main purpose of the emancipation proclamation made in 1863?
Lincoln issued a preliminary proclamation warning that in all the states still in rebellion on January 1, 1863 he would forever declare their slaves "then, thenceforward, and forever free." January 1 came and with it the final proclamation which committed the government and armed forces of the United States to liberate the slaves in rebel states "as an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity." The proclamation exempted the border slave states and all or parts of three Confederate states...
What do you need to make a valid emancipation of a minor?
Depends upon the state one is in. About half the states have an emancipation statute. Over age 16 in most of them. Ability to support oneself is the other requirement. ...
Asked in Women's Health, Relationships, Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out, Cervix During Pregnancy
If you are 16 and have a baby can you get emancipated if your boyfriend wants to support you?
It may be possible to petition the court of venue for emancipation rights. However, being pregnant or having a child does not automatically confer emancipation status upon a minor. ...
Asked in Debt and Bankruptcy, Civil Lawsuits, Torts
Who are the plantiff and the defendant?
In civil court these are terms that are used to identify the parties to the suit. The PLAINTIFF, is the aggrieved party who is initiating the lawsuit (i.e.- the one who is suing). The DEFENDANT is the party against whom the suit is being brought (i.e.- the one being sued). Depending upon the court system, sometimes the DEFENDANT is known as the RESPONDENT. ...
Asked in Criminal Law, Legal Definitions
What is commitment issued to sheriff in a criminal case?
The commitment issued to the Sheriff is basically the sheet of paper that is handed to him or his department, which officially declares the sentence for the defendant. On probation cases, the defendant is given this paper to get into the probation office upon reporting for the first time. This will tell the probation office the length of probation the defendant has been sentenced. ...
Asked in Civil Lawsuits, Civil Process
Can a defendant be added to a pending lawsuit?
Under Georgia law a defendant may be added to a lawsuit within the statute of limitations upon motion to the court. A work-around is for the plaintiff to add "John Doe" place-holder defendants and a defendant may be added b substituting for a John Doe without leave of court. ...
Asked in Debt and Bankruptcy, Civil Lawsuits, Torts
What is a plaintiff and a defendant?
plaintiff: the one who has a complaint and went to court to fix it. defendant: the one who is the reason of the complaint. In civil court these are terms that are used to identify the parties to the suit. The PLAINTIFF, is the aggrieved party who is initiating the lawsuit (i.e.- the one who is suing). The DEFENDANT is the party against whom the suit is being brought (i.e.- the one being sued). Depending upon the court system, sometimes the DEFENDANT...