Main Ideas The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in Confederate states. African Americans participated in the war in a variety of ways. President Lincoln faced opposition to the war. Life was difficult for soldiers and civilians alike. Big Idea
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Emancipation Proclamation Confederate states.
Lincoln Issues the Proclamation Confederate states.
Reaction Confederate states.to the Proclamation
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The 54 as laborers in July 1862.TH Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was one of the first official black units in the U.S. armed forces. Their courageous assault on Fort Wagner played a key role in bringing about an end to slavery. Ellie Flynn
Lincoln running the war, he had to deal with tensions in the North.
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The way of life for civilians and soldiers was drastically changed by the war.
VS. that produced massive casualties
Union Signal Corps
Modern battlefield communications
Starvation and disease killed thousands
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