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It changed the stated purpose of the war from a war to preserve the Union to a war to end slavery. This helped prevent France and England from recognizing the Confederacy and intervening on its behalf.

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It was suppose to give the slaves freedom but they never had it so they stopped/lacked working until they were finally freed. The slaves were allowed to fight up North because the Northern folks were abolitionist (people who disagreed with slavery). They fought in the 54th Regiment. That is where they were finally respected. The whites learned that they were brave enough to go onto a battlefield and risk their life to keep and save a country they don't belong to.

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Q: How did the Emancipation Proclamation contribute to a Union victory?
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What union victory allowed Lincoln to issue the emancipation proclamation?


What did Lincoln want before announcing the emancipation proclamation?

A Union Army victory, in the battle field.

When did Lincoln dilever the emancipation proclamation?

Immediately after the Union victory at Antietam (Sept. 1862)

What did Lincoln want before he announced the Emancipation Proclamation?

a major Union military victory

What did President Lincoln do after the union victory at the Battle of Antietam?

i believe he presented the emancipation proclamation

What did Lincoln want before announcing Emancipation Proclamation?

A Union Army victory, in the battle field.

What union victory motivated Lincoln?

The outcome of the battle of Antietam motivated Lincoln to release the Emancipation proclamation.

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.

How did the emancipation proclamation help to expand freedom?

It didn't directly. But by keeping Britain out of the war, it ensured a Union victory. And that victory was what freed the slaves.

Does the Emancipation Proclamation have meaning for today?

yes millions of years from now we probably will still remember the Emancipation Proclamation because he says that for the victory of the union and to remember all the troops that died out there for us!!

How did they enforce the emancipation proclamation?

The Emancipation Proclamation was enforce through the advancing Union armies. As the Union soldiers advanced, slaves were freed in their wake, therefore enforcing the Proclamation

Where was the emancipation proclimation signed?

The Emancipation Proclamation was signed in the President's office in front of his cabinet. Lincoln issued it after the Union Victory at the Battle of Antietam and later at the Gettysburg Battlefield.

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