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Recapping Civil War

The Emancipation Proclamation/End of the War

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What is the modern-day translation of the proclamation? Based on war-time powers as President, I (President Lincoln), declare that the Union can seize and free enemy property as part of the war effort.
How did the Emancipation Proclamation change the focus of the war for the government in DC? The war becomes about freeing slaves
What were the limitations of the Emancipation Proclamation? Only applied to the rebelling states. The border states can keep their slaves. This only applied during war time.
Describe the last few chaotic months for civilians in the Confederacy? Southern economy falling apart, money is worthless, slaves are rebelling and running away, cities are being destroyed, Union army controls more and more territory
How did Sherman’s March to the Sea/Scorched Earth Policy affect civilians in the Confederacy? Literally destroyed everything in its path from Atlanta to Savannah → destroys the Southern will to fight back, difficult to even live.
Where did Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia surrender? When was this? Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia → April 9, 1865
When was Lincoln Assassinated? April 14, 1865 at Fords’ Theatre in DC by John Wilkes Booth
What was the larger conspiracy? To kill Lincoln, Johnson (VP), Seward (SOS), and Grant (commander) and restart the war
Created by: ramosruth2011