Essay President Abraham Lincoln
Why DO YOU THINK President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
Task: CREATE A 3-4 Paragraph Essay based on the following question. Why DO YOU THINK President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation? The questions below will help you create your answers (and your research from Week 17) Why was the Emancipation Proclamation passed? Why is emancipation proclaimed as a ″fit and necessary war measure″? Why does the proclamation only apply to slaves in certain states? Why is the geographical location significant? What does Lincoln encourage these freed slaves to do and to refrain from doing? Explain how each of these provisions was expected to contribute to the Union war effort. How did the Emancipation Proclamation impact Plantation owners in the South? How did the Emancipation Proclamation impact citizens of the Northern States, during the Civil War? What impact did the Emancipation Proclamation have on the citizens of the United States, after the Civil War? How did the emancipation proclamation impact and change American society and politics, after the war? What social impact did the emancipation proclamation have on the slaves?