Emancipation Proclamation Research Paper

Words: 862
Pages: 4

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863 as the nation approached it’s third year of the bloody civil war. It declared “that all persons held as slaves” “within the rebellious states” are, and henceforward shall be free. The Emancipation Proclamation made the United States truly one nation. The dates that it happened were from 1861 to 1865 and the significance of these dates were that these were the dates of the Civil War. It also helped the United States gain popularity and have a better government than it did before this took place. The Emancipation Proclamation made the United States truly one nation because it split it from other countries around the world. This made the United States truly …show more content…
The Civil War was also at sometimes very bad because not only did it cost people their lives but it destroyed a country and made the people there move away or even risk their lives to protect their country. This is just an example of what the Civil War did to affect different cultures and countries around the world. It made the world a different place and changed the way that people around the world treat each other. One thing that we can take away from this is that the Civil War changed the world in a big way because of all the things that it made happen around the world. One more other thing that I want to note about the Civil War and it’s effect on the United States is that it made the people in the Northern and Southern states feel like they were being mistreated because of the reason that people wanted to fight in their states. The Civil War was an important part in U.S. History because it caused an end to slavery and a new beginning for the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation was a important part in U.S. History because it lead to total abolition of slavery in the United States and changed the way of the freeing of