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Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

Race Relations in the South 1863-1912

Unit 4

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What motives lay behind Lincolns issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation?

What motives lay behind Lincolns issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Underlying questions:

What was the Emancipation Proclamation?

What effects did the Emancipation Proclamation have on slaves?

Why was the Emancipation Proclamation issued?

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Resources

Resources

4 handouts

Encarta

Farmer

Zinn

Brogan

Willoughby p.19-29

Internet

www.sparatcus.schoolnet.co.uk/USASproclamation.htm

www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/index.html

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Outcomes

Outcomes

Mind maps

Essay question

To what extent was Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation (1863) the result of a genuine desire to free blacks?

January 2003

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What was the Emancipation Proclamation

What was the Emancipation Proclamation

Preliminary proclamation issued 22nd Sept 1862

Freed all slaves who were in Confederate states fighting against the Union

Did not free all slaves! Was very limited.

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Timeline

Timeline

1861 Outbreak of Civil War

July 1861 Crittenden Resolutions

13 March 1862 Annulment of Fugitive Slave Laws

10 April 1862 Congress agree to compensate slave owners

19 June 1862 Congress rule slavery is illegal in U.S. territories

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Timeline

Timeline

July 1862 Confiscation Act

17 Sept 1862 Union victory at Antietam

22 Sept 1862 Preliminary Emancipation

Proclamation issued

1 Jan 1862 Emancipation Proclamation issued

31 Jan 1865 13th Amendment to the Constitution.

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Why did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation? Lincolns views

Why did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation? Lincolns views

Personal views

Political stance

Lincolns ideas on slavery

Slavery and the Civil War

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Task

Task

Using extracts from Lincolns letters and speeches brainstorm his views on slavery and the rights of Blacks under the following headings:

Personal views

Political stance

Lincolns views on slavery

Slavery and the Civil War

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