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Why did lincoln decide to free the slaves?

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Answered 2012-05-12 20:33:23

Besides being the right thing to do, it prevented England and France from interceding on the side of the South, and it sent a message to the states in rebellion that they would lose their slaves unless they rejoined the Union before the next January 1st.

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