HIS 101 4-6-16 HW - Chapter 14 Civil War stopped at picture...

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Chapter 14 Civil War stopped at picture of 2 black men IV 1.Why did Lincoln’s election lead the Southern secession? 2. In what ways did fugitive slaves and the military reshape the Lincoln administration’s policy on slavery during the Civil War? (you will need to read all of section V, in order to answer this question) Slaves were within Union military. Soldiers were forbidden to interfere with slavery or assist runaways. Fugitive slaves could provide useful information on the local terrain and the movements of Confederate troops. Union officers became particularly reluctant to turn away fugitive slaves when Confederate commanders began forcing slaves to work on fortifications. Every slave who escaped to Union lines was a loss to the Confederate war effort. Emancipation. Slaves could participate in the war. 3.What was life in the Union army like for black soldiers? 4.In what ways did women participate in war efforts?

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