emancipation n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Emancipation PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Emancipation

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

Emancipation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 152 Views
  • Uploaded on

Emancipation. What is Emancipation?. Definition: Freeing someone from control of another. What was the Emancipation Proclamation?. By 1862, it was clear the Southern states were not going to give up slavery easily. On January 1, 1863, Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Emancipation' - bethan


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
what is emancipation
What is Emancipation?
  • Definition: Freeing someone from control of another
what was the emancipation proclamation
What was the Emancipation Proclamation?
  • By 1862, it was clear the Southern states were not going to give up slavery easily.
  • On January 1, 1863, Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • This declared all slaves in the Confederate territory to be free, and that blacks could become Union soldiers.
how did the south react
How did the South react?
  • Despite Lincoln’s proclamation, the Confederates ignored the demand and continued slavery.
  • Southerners clamped down even harder on slaves’ attempts to escape after the Proclamation.
how did the emancipation proclamation impact the union
How did the Emancipation Proclamation impact the Union?
  • The E.P. impacted the Union by boosting their military’s morale.
  • The Union troops now had more to fight for instead of just states’ rights. They were fighting for the freedom of slaves.
how did african americans get involved
How did African Americans get involved?
  • On July 4, 1863, a group called the First North Carolina Colored Volunteers formed.
  • This group helped organize Blacks who wanted to serve in the Union war effort.
  • Eventually, 5,000 North Carolina African Americans fought for the Union.
  • This gave the Union a significant edge in fighting.
who was abraham galloway
Who was Abraham Galloway?
  • Abraham Galloway was “the Harriet Tubman of North Carolina.”
  • After fleeing the South at age 20, he returned years later to help free slaves and recruit them for the Union Army.