AP U.S. History 3.4 Period 5: 1848-1877

AP U.S. History 3.4 Period 5: 1848-1877. According to the excerpt, the Emancipation Proclamation did what?

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 5: 1848-1877
LanguageEnglish Language
The Civil WarThe Emancipation Proclamation

Transcript

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do like freeing slaves wasn't enough AP writers always wanting more it would be [Lincoln wearing sunglasses]

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nice if choice B were true if the South had heard the Emancipation Proclamation

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and been like you know what he's right let's free all these slaves well that

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would have put an end to a lot of misery for everybody unfortunately that was not

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the case and civil war kept chugging along so choice aA isn't really true.. The [Civil War train]

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Emancipation Proclamation didn't do anything to change the power

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relationship of the states and federal government so there's that - D is totally

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wrong like the excerpt tells us Lincoln's handiwork with the Emancipation [Lincoln beside spinning Earth]

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Proclamation inspired people around the world and in no way would have derailed

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any ongoing Emancipation movements option C finally gets it right on January 1

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1863 Abraham Lincoln not only emancipated thousands of enslaved people [Lincoln freeing slaves from their cell]

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but he also managed to do something strategic and necessary for a Union

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victory he gave the Civil War a definite purpose by making it specifically about

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the issue of slavery Lincoln gave people of different backgrounds something they [People joining hands at sunset]

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could fight for together he also taught the world that having a creepy beard

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doesn't automatically make you a creep thanks Abe...

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you