Turning Points-12/01/06

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Turning Points I. An Early Turning Point Key Terms A. The Emancipation Proclamation Emancipation Proclamation B. Significance of Antietam Antietam C. Impact of the Emancipation Proclamation Vicksburg II. Final Turning Point for Union Victory Gettysburg A. Vicksburg B. Gettysburg I. Occurred after McClellan’s failure A. Background -Preservation goal because Lincoln did not want to exclude and lose the support from the four slave states that stayed in the Union -Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri What changed Lincoln’s mind? Issues prompted Lincoln to change his mind and make the end of slavery a war goal -Radical Republicans- he face pressure from radical Republicans (they said that if you attacked slavery which was the backbone of southern economy it would crumble the south) -Pressure from free blacks- face pressure from free blacks in the north like Frederick Douglass -International politics-places like Great Britain had already abolished slavery and looked down upon the Union -Lincoln’s ideas-did not believe that blacks and whites should live together
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HIST 1115 taught by Professor Rvshelton during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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