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The Emancipation Proclamation was never a law. It was an executive action used as a war measure in the US Civil War.

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What was the Emancipation Proclamation and when did it become a law?

The Emancipation ProclamationThe Emancipation Proclamation freed southern slaves (almost all of them). But it did free them until 1863. It became a law on the 1st day of January in 1863 (yes,... when it freed slaves () when it became a law it freed them)


What did Lincoln sign into law on January 1st 1863?

The Emancipation Proclamation


What did president Lincoln sign into law on January 1 1863?

the Emancipation Proclamation


Which law did President Lincoln pass to free slaves?

He passed the emancipation proclamation.


Is emancipation proclamation capitalized?

Yes, it is a law and almost anything that is specified is capitalised.


Why was the Thirteenth Amendment necessary if President Lincoln freed the slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was not a law but an executive order by the president. It needed the 13th amendment to the US Constitution to give it the weight and force of law.


What was the law that allowed white and African Americans to attend the same schools?

Emancipation Proclamation


When did they pass the law that slavery wasn't allowed?

The Emancipation Proclamation was passed on September 22 1862.


What federal law was passed during the civil war?

immaculate proclamation


What law was passed by congress to help solve the slavery issue during the civil war?

emancipation proclamation


What did the Emancipation Proclamation nullify?

It didn't. It wasn't a law, only a proclamation. It defied the Supreme Court's finding in the Dred Scott case that slavery was legal according to the Conctitution.


What law freed all of the slaves in the US?

The law that finally outlawed slavery in the United States was the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Emancipation proclamation

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