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Why was the emancipation proclamation proclaimed?


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Answered 2012-05-04 01:57:11

The Emancipation proclamation was proclaimed so that colored people would have the right to join the civil war.

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What is the emancipation proclumation?

The Emancipation Proclamation proclaimed the freedom of slaves in the ten states that were still in rebellion. President Abraham Lincoln issued the proclamation on January 1, 1863.



What did emancipation proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation, written by Abraham Lincoln proclaimed all the slaves in the confederate states to be free. This document actually did nothing, because the confederate states were not under Lincoln's control at the time. A couple slave states had sided with the union in this war, but the emancipation proclamation said nothing about them. The emancipation proclamation was more symbolic than it was useful.....


Who was against the emancipation proclamation?

Southerners were against the Emancipation Proclamation.


When was Emancipation Proclamation created?

Emancipation Proclamation was created in 1863.


What came first the Declaration of Independence or the emancipation proclamation?

The Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, the Emancipation Proclamation was proclaimed in 1863, so it came 87 years later (or as Abraham Lincoln said, four score and seven years later).


What caused the emancipation proclamation?

the abolition of slavery caused the emancipation proclamation.


What was the emancipation proclamation about?

What "simple act of justice" is requested in the Emancipation Proclamation?


Who created the Emancipation Proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was created by Abraham Lincoln.


How did the emancipation proclamation feel about the war?

The emancipation Proclamation doesn't have feeling.....


What was the freeing of slaves called?

The freeing of slaves was called emancipation. President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation effective 1 January 1863. It proclaimed emancipation (freedom) for all slaves from states then at war with the Union.


Proclamation of emancipation?

Emancipation Proclimation


What date was the Emancipation Proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was announced on September, 22, 1862


Which factor was NOT a significant motivation for the Emancipation Proclamation?

was NOT a significant motivation for the Emancipation Proclamation


What happened at the emancipation proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was not an event, it was a document. A. Lincoln, President of the Union, proclaimed that all slaves are free men. It was more show than anything because the Union did not have slaves and the Confederacy was fighting a war to dispute the Union's jurisdiction. Once the Confederacy was defeated, the proclamation applied to them and could then be enforced.


Emancipation of Proclamation?

When Lincoln was president, the Emancipation Proclamation was to free all of the slaves in the Confederacy. :)


What is the executive order that freed the slaves in rebel territory?

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Emancipation proclamation did not free the slaves in which state?

The Emancipation proclamation did not free the slaves in which state?


When was the emancipation of proclamation written?

The Emancipation Proclamation was written on September twenty-second of 1862


Who was freed by the emancipation proclamation in which region?

Slaves in the U.S. south were freed by the Emancipation Proclamation.


What was the emancipation proclamation intended to do?

The emancipation proclamation was intended to free all slaves in the South.


Was the Emancipation Proclamation linked to the Fall of Vicksburg?

No, Vicksburg's fall had no bearing on the Emancipation Proclamation.


What was result of emancipation proclamation?

A result of the Emancipation Proclamation was that it freed slaves from only the Confederacy.


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