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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
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By the time which president became president, how many southern states left the union?
Abraham Lincoln. 7
In response Lincoln framed the war not as _____ but rather as ______
Not as means to liberating the slaves, but rather as a means to preserving the unity of the nation
He thus gave the war a "political" purpose:
Preventing the establishment of a separate confederate nation
Despite the Christian Abolitionist movement, Lincoln did not give the war a "Moral" Purpose:
The liberation of slaves and the Abolitionist of slavery
As such Lincoln was a ______, he realized a Northern mother wouldn't what
Realist. Wasn't going to send her sons into battle to liberate black slaves in southern states hundreds of miles away
The civil war is often framed as what
A glorious crusade on the part of the "whites" to liberate their "black" servants and slaves
The realist is that "whites" were far more concerned with_____ instead of ______
The future of "their" nation than they were about overcoming their perceptions of blank inferiority
As the civil war moved from bloody battle to bloody battle, a pressure emerged on Lincoln to _______
"Free the slaves"
He initially moved cautiously but came to accept (2) basic facts about ending slavery
Ending slavery nationwide would strike a crippling blow to the South's social and economic system
Liberating" slaves meant they could provide a source of man power for northern armies and industries.
On January 1, 1863 Lincoln issued what which called for what
Emancipation Proclamation. Which called for the liberation of the slaves in the confederate states
As a result nearly (___) of slaves left Southern farms crippling the South's ______ and their _____
25%. Economy and their war effor
Lincoln was clear in the Proclamation that the slaves were being what. Not out of a humanitarian concern for the slaves well being.
Freed to persevere the union (political goal)
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