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It kept Britain and France from aiding the Confederates - it would have made them look pro-slavery themselves.

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It ended slavery. President Lincoln always hated slavery and felt it was unfair.

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It let the slaves fight in the Civil War, which also technically freed the slaves.

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When was the emancipation proclomation?


Why abraham lincoln is so famous?

He was the president during the Civil War. also the leader of Union and the Emancipation Proclomation.

Who objected to the emancipation proclomation?

why did the emancipation apply only to the confederacy

What document did lincoln issued in attempt to make union solders more willing to fight?

The Emancipation Proclomation influenced the soldiers

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Why did congress pass the militia act before Lincoln issued the emancipation proclomation?

To allow African Americans to join the Union military

Who made he emancipation proclomation?

Abraham Lincoln

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What did the emancipation proclomation do.?

it free'd all the slaves in the south

Why was the Emancipation Proclomation important to the war?

Keeping out the British, who were planning to help the Confederates. They could not do this, if the war was officially declared to be a Union crusade against slavery.

After what battle did Lincoln issue the emancipation proclomation?

While it wasn't immediately following, the Battle of Antietam and the Union victory there gave President Lincoln the push to issue the proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863.