1 Jan 1863 Jahr - Emancipation Proclamation
Desc: Was an executive order executed by Abraham Lincoln mean't to turn enslaved African Americans in the South free.
Causes: Secession of the Southern states as well as the beginning of the civil war all influenced Lincoln's execution of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Historical Impact: This gave the Northern soldiers as well as citizens something to fight for. As those for the north did not support slavery.
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