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to free from bondage, oppression or restraint
an official public announcement
two parts of the emancipation proclamation
1. declared the freedom of all slaves in any state of the cya that did not return to the union by 1/1/63
2. named the specific areas where that applied
3 causes of the emancipation proclamation
south is winning many battles, lincoln needs to expand the goals of the war, weaken the css's ability to fight, lincoln believes slavery is wrong
3 effects of the emancipation proclamation
changed the purpose of the war, blacks permitted to join the army, slaves slowed down their work, 1/4 of slaves escaped by the end of the war
union victory in what city gave the union control of the mississippi river?
why were both general's unsuccessful in gettysburg?
lee fails to invade the north, general meade chooses not to pursue lee
who won at chickamauga?chatanooga?
confederate, union, respectively
on november 19, 1863 . . .
lincoln delivers the gettysburg address
march 1864, lincoln appoints ____ commander of the union army. he orders _____ _______
true or false: the battle of wilderness, tennessee, ends in a draw, with grant continuing to pursue lee
grant starts the siege of . . .
where in georgia falls to union forces?
true or false; in november 1864, general mcclellan starts his union army on its march to the sea
false; general sherman
_______ reelected president, their vp is _____ _______
during lincolns inauguration speech, what does he ask for?
"malice toward none, with charity toward all"
after a nine month siege . . .
union forces take petersburg and richmond, virginia
where and when does lee surrender the army of northern virginia?
appomatax courthouse, virginia
april 9 1865
lincoln is shot at _____ theater by john _____ booth
true or false; lincoln dies the morning after he was shot, becoming america's first assassinated president
the war officially ends with the capture of the last remaining confederate forces on . . .