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1 Outline for Lecture 1A Learning Objectives: How did the Emancipation Proclamation prefigure Reconstruction politics? What visions of freedom did former slaves and slaveholders pursue in the postwar South? I. Emancipation Proclamation Signed Jan 1, 1863 Did not fee all slaves i. Shifted focus of Civil War i.1. Slavery was at the bottom of the issues for the war until the emancipation (originally about keeping the union) ii. Freed only slaves in Confederate *Industrialization boomed in the north after/ during war South: Military and business devastations etc. II. Visions of Freedom Former slaves i. Ability to move freely

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