What Did the Emancipation Proclamation Accomplish?


The Emancipation Proclamation was among the steps taken to abolish slavery. It established that all men, white or black were equal and stated that slaves in states that had withdrawn from the Union were free.
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The Emancipation Proclamation freed very few slaves on
The Emancipation Proclamation is the act that legally ended Black slavery in the mid 1860's by President Abraham Lincoln. However, there were still some states that did not follow
It didn't. It wasn't a law, only a proclamation. It defied the Supreme Court's finding in the Dred Scott case that slavery was legal according to the Conctitution.
The Emancipation Proclamation had little immediate impact; it freed slaves only in the Confederate states, while leaving slavery intact in the border states. And, moreover, the freedom
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The Emancipation Proclamation
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
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