Read Chapters 13 – 14 and the Emancipation
Proclamation. Once all reading is
complete, respond to the following items:
In early 1863, President Lincoln issued
the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Why did Lincoln decide to issue
the Proclamation at this particular time?
- What factors determined this
- What did the President hope to
- What were the limitations of the
Proclamation, and what was its larger historical significance?