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Homework Help: Soc. Studies

Posted by Cassie on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11:50am.

Which description best captures Abraham Lincoln's approach to slavery before he signed the Emancipation Proclamation?

A.Lincoln was himself pro-slavery, but thought that states should have the right to choose whether or not slavery was legal.
B.Lincoln was indifferent on the issue of slavery.
C.Lincoln was willing to free slaves, but his top priority was to save the Union.
D.Lincoln was an abolitionist who wanted to outlaw slavery by any means necessary.
I think it is C....?

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