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why did the Emancipation Proclamation free slaves only in Confederate states?
A. President Lincoln did not have the authority to remove property from U.S. citizens
B. President Lincoln did not have the authority to naturalize Northen freedmen into citizens.
C. Northen legislatures had already passed legislation blocking emancipation.
D. Northen legislatures had already passed the Emancipation proclamation

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  1. Lincoln issued the proclamation under his powers as commander in chief of the US military !@#$%^& an act of war. He had no authority to remove property from people with whom we were not at war.

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