The Emancipation Proclamation was announced for several reasons, which can be simplified into 2 parts:
1) Raise morale for Union troops and give them another reason to fight besides re-uniting the nation, as the series of defeats due to Union commanding officers' incompetence and Confederate General Robert E. Lee tactical brilliance.
2) Encourage international support to tip in the Union's favor as they added the reason of ridding slavery as a goal of the war. (Almost all countries of the "civilized " world had rid themselves of slavery)
Lincoln made the argument that the Emancipation Proclamation was a military necessity. Lincoln believed the proclamation would weaken the South.
Southerners were against the Emancipation Proclamation.
I'm afraid I don't know what year the emancipation proclamation was made, but it was a proclamation that I believe was made by president Lincoln. It stated that all slaves were free and people could not be the property of other people.
What "simple act of justice" is requested in the Emancipation Proclamation?
the abolition of slavery caused the emancipation proclamation.
The Emancipation Proclamation was created by Abraham Lincoln.
The emancipation Proclamation doesn't have feeling.....
Emancipation Proclamation was created in 1863.
The Emancipation Proclamation was never a law. It was an executive action used as a war measure in the US Civil War.
The Union army's response to the emancipation proclamation was to begin recruiting freed slaves. Before the proclamation was made slaves could not join the army.
The Emancipation Proclamation was announced on September, 22, 1862