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Which came first the Emancipation Proclamation or the American Civil War?


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Civil War - 1861 to 1865.
Emancipation Proclamation - January 1, 1863.

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What is a sentence for the emancipation proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation stated that Southern slaves were regarded as free men by the North. The Emancipation Proclamation was the means by which Lincoln turned the Civil War into a war on slavery. The Emancipation Proclamation was the first step in ending slavery in the United States.



When was First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln created?

First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln was created in 1864.


What year did Abraham Lincoln publish the Emancipation Proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was first published on September22, 1862. It was issued on January first of 1863.


After what battle was the Emancipation Proclamation announced?

The Emancipation Proclamation was actually made during the Civil War (1861-1865) by Abraham Lincoln. It wasn't really enforced during that time because of the lack of control of the Southern States (Confederates) by the Northern States (Union). Later on, after the Civil War, it was enforced.So, essentially, the Emancipation Proclamation was "announced" during the Civil War.It was announced after the Battle of Antietam which occurred September 17, 1862.



What did Lord Dunmore do?

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How would the emancipation proclamation have changed the life of an enslaved African American in Virginia?

The very first emancipation proclamation said that all slaves in the Confederate States of America are free, which had no effect on slaves from Virginia because it was part of the Confederacy.



What stage in the Civil War did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. That was the first part. The second part which officially went in effect January 1, 1863 during the second year of the American Civil War. If the slaves were not under federal control by that date, they would be emancipated. The affected states were named in the second part issued on January 1,1863. Bascially, he issued the Emancipation Proclaimation midway through the war.


When did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation, was issued in 2 parts, which consisted of 2 executive orders. The first executive order or first part of the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on September 22, 1862, and the second order or second part was issued on January 1, 1863.



What was Lincolns goal during the Civil War?

In the first year of the American Civil War President Lincoln's goal was to hold the Union together. Emancipation of slaves in Confederate held land wasn't done until slaves started fleeing to Union lines. Had Lincoln made the Emancipation Proclamation too soon, the slave states that sided with the Union might have joined the Southern seceding states. After the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln's goal became to save the Union and free the slaves. In fact, before emancipation, Lincoln stated that if the Southern states rejoined the Union, slavery would still be legal.


Which of these documents was written first 1 Emancipation Proclamation 2 Declaration of Independence 3 US Constitution?

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When was the emmansipation proclamation issued?

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When did your President Lincoln issue the the Emancipation Proclamation?

The proclamation was first published September 22, 1862 and issued January 1, 1863.


Why was the emancipation proclamation so importment?

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What was the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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What is president Abraham Lincoln famous for?

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