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Emancipation Proclamation


  1. President Lincoln wrote an order that would free all slaves known as the Emancipation Proclamation.




  • True or False




  1. Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation in what year?


A.) 1492

B.) 1803

C.) 1863

D.) 1872



  1. List one reason why Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.

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  1. After the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, Southern people’s beliefs about a Union victory changed. How? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________




  1. The South or the Confederate States ended up winning the Civil War.




  • True or False




  1. Draw a picture or write about how a slave might of looked and felt after hearing the news that they were free, thanks to Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.



Emancipation Proclamation Answer Key


  1. President Lincoln wrote an order that would free all slaves known as the Emancipation Proclamation..




  • False (pg. 427)




  1. Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation in what year?


A.) 1492

B.) 1803

C.) 1863 pg. 427

D.) 1872



  1. List one reason why Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.

As the war continued, President Lincoln felt that it could also help end slavery. (pg. 427)


  1. After the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, Southern people’s beliefs about a Union victory changed. How? Before the Emancipation Proclamation, the South felt that even a Union victory would not free slaves in the south. After the Proclamation, they felt a Union victory would end slavery in the South. (pg. 427)




  1. The South or the Confederate States ended up winning the Civil War.




  • FALSE (pg. 427)




  1. Draw a picture or write about how a slave might of looked and felt after hearing the news that they were free, thanks to Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.




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