The Influence Of The Emancipation Proclamation

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The Emancipation Proclamation established a revolution that changed the law and social status of the African American race. It helped the slaves on their long road to freedom, even though it took a while for African Americans to establish the freedom we have today. Abraham Lincoln won the presidency in 1860 without the support of any Southern states. While Lincoln was in office South Carolina broke off from the Union as well as six other states and four more threatened to leave. Eventually these eleven states became the confederacy. Lincoln promised that he would contain the blowout of slavery, but he believed that the Union could not survive without the reliability of the slave-holding Border States so he went moved forward carefully. While Lincoln was in office, he made a big change, the announcement he made changed the future for African Americans, we were viewed …show more content…
The Emancipation Proclamation was something that changed the view of the African American race. Abraham Lincoln stated that if he could rescue the Union without freeing any slaves, he would do it with no hesitation. If Abraham Lincoln could save the Union by freeing every slave, he said he would do it and if it was possible to rescue the union by freeing some slaves while leaving others behind, he would do that too. These words came from the mouth of Abraham Lincoln himself and he did just that while he was in office. When you see a picture of the development of man, what do you see? You see that the white man is said to be the evolution of man. You see this color thing happening among African people, and you see this color thing

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