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Battle of Antietam
Emancipation Proclamation

Why was the Battle of Antietam important to the Emancipation proclamation?

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Answered 2011-05-08 23:20:15

The Battle of Antietam was very important to the Emancipation Proclamation because it was the final battle of the Civil War. The treaty was signed at Antietam Courthouse and the Emancipation Proclamation declared slaves free, which was the whole point in the Civil War.

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After what battle was the emancipation proclamation?

After the union win at the Battle of Antietam.

When was emancipation proclamation passed?

Days after the battle At antietam

What was issued because of the Battle of Antietam?

Lincoln was able to announce the Emancipation Proclamation after Antietam

How are the Battle of Antietam an the Emancipation Proclamation related?

The Union's victory at Antietam, was an important defeat, which President Lincoln needed, in order to issue the first portion of the Emancipation Proclamation, so that it would have an affect, and impact on the south. The battle of Antietam ended in the Union's victory on September 18, 1862, and the draft issue of the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on September 22, 1862.

What speech did Lincoln give after the Battle of Antietam?

He announced the Emancipation Proclamation.

What year did Abraham Lincoln write the Emancipation Proclamation?

Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept 4, 1862 after the battle at Antietam.

What was the date of the battle of emancipation proclamation?

Do you mean the battle that gave Lincoln the credibility to issue the Proclamation? That was Antietam, September 1862.

What was the result of the battle of antietam-?

The result or outcome of the Battle of Antietam(in which Union Army won) was freeing of slaves after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.

What did the Battle of Antietam allow Lincoln to do?

After, it allowed Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation

Did the emancipation proclamation start the civil war?

No, it didn't. The Emancipation Proclamation was released shortly after the Battle of Antietam, after the Civil War had already started.

Why was the Emancipation Proclamation so important?

Earlier in the begining of the battle Antietam, Lincoln felt that making emancipation the main goal of the war might divid the north.

Which battle allowed Lincoln to issue the emancipation proclamation?

The great battle of Gettysburg NEW RESPONDENT The Battle of Antietam.

What did Lincoln do after the battle of Antietam?

President Lincoln released the Emancipation Proclamation, which was to free the slaves.

The emancipation proclamation was given after what battle?

Antietam, the first major battle where Lee was defeated. It allowed Lincoln to make the proclamation from a position of strength, and not as a desperate measure.

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