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    I. The first way that President Abraham Lincoln is a significant person is because he helped to end slavery in the United States A. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. 1. After calling on the seceded states to return to the Union or have their slaves declared free, Abraham Lincoln issued the proclamation on January 1, 1863. a. Even though the edict had no power in the Confederacy, it did provide moral inspiration for the North and discouraged European countries from…

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    Beginning in 1863 the Emancipation Proclamation became effective. It was a presidential proclamation issued under Abraham Lincoln that had the goal of “practically restoring the constitutional relation between the United States”. One of the main goals was the succession of the southern states back into the United States. Another was freeing the slaves. He mentioned how he would use all of his power as president to achieve these goals.This demonstrated the President’s executive war powers.…

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    president Abraham Lincoln got the idea of expanding the goals of the war for the purpose of saving the country. The Emancipation Proclamation made a radical change in the aims of Lincoln’s policy. As a commander in Chief , Abraham Lincoln declared the liberation of enslaved African Americans who lived in Confederacy states knowing that they were in rebellion. The Proclamation was described by Frederick Douglass as « the first step on the part of the nation in its departure from…

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    Abraham Lincoln, our sixteenth president of the Unified States, composed this very Proclamation. The Proclamation was composed in light of the Kansas-Nebraska Act go by representative Stephen Douglass. Lincoln bantered with Douglass on the matter in the 1858 keep running for the senate sit. Amid the principal joint level headed discussion, at Ottawa Mr. Douglass gave a discourse here he states "In this manner that up to 1854, when the Kansas and Nebraska Act was brought into Congress with the…

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    not traditionally an abolitionist, his view point on slavery was that it should not be expanded further into new territories and once elected he called for a gradual emancipation. Lincoln was indifferent to slavery, his ultimate goal was to save the union and if that meant freeing slaves, then so be it. Lincoln’s emancipation proclamation…

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    accompanied it were enough to touch the president’s heart (Emancipation Proclamation Little People 2). Although Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, a document freeing about 3.1 million slaves in the United States, a year earlier, many felt it did not go far enough (Emancipation Proclamation 3). The abolitionists, moderate anti-slavery advocates, slaves, and people from the South each reacted differently toward the Emancipation Proclamation and pressured the President from different…

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    Abraham Lincoln’s directed the Emancipation Proclamation to the south. Many believe that his direct reason for the proclamation was to free the slaves. This idea has been built around the ideal of Mr. Lincoln being a moral man and the great emancipator. I believe that Abraham was not about morality but, protecting the Union. With the south succeeding from the Union, he did not have many options left. Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation was specifically delegated to the war and not the moral…

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    Abraham Lincoln is remembered for his vital role as the leader in the Union during the Civil War and beginning the process Emancipation Proclamation that led to the end of slavery in the United States. He is also remembered for his character and leadership, his speeches and letters, and as a man of humble origins whose determination and perseverance led him to the nation's highest office. President Lincoln endured extraordinary pressures during the long Civil War. He carried on despite…

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    the end of the Civil War projects the victorious aspects of Lincoln’s leadership through charm, wit, and humor to end slavery and the win the Civil War in 1865. However, the historical focus of this film neglects the significance of The Emancipation Proclamation, the role of Abolitionist leaders, and black leaders, such as Frederick Douglas, in a more collective fight to end slavery. Lincoln is often projected as the singular source of the ending of slavery, which is historical inaccurate.…

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    were enough to touch the president’s heart (Emancipation Proclamation Little People 2). Although the Emancipation Proclamation, a document freeing about 3.1 million slaves in the United States, was issued a year earlier, there were still some people unhappy about it’s effects (Emancipation Proclamation 3). Many abolitionists complained that the Emancipation had not gone far enough (Stowell 9). Other people from the Confederacy hated the Proclamation causing their rebellion to be greater and…

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