What river did the Union succeed in capturing with the victory at Vicksburg?
General Sherman carried out a campaign of destruction.What city did he begin his march to sea?
What were 2 purposes for Lincoln issue of the Emancipation Proclamation?
To free slaves and to take control of the rebellion
Social Studies - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 7:26pm
Social Studies - Neon, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 7:27pm
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Social Studies - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 7:33pm
Social Studies - Damon, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 7:55pm
Lincoln also got a lot of brownie points with European countries by the proclamation because they opposed slavery.
Remember the proclamation did not free slaves in the North where Lincoln was but only in the seceded states where he had little control at the time.