The Civil War - The Civil War Lincolns Aims Slave V Free labor and the National economy DE MD KY MO slave states 75,000 called to enlist form 90 days o

The Civil War - The Civil War Lincolns Aims Slave V Free...

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The Civil War Lincolns Aims Slave V. Free labor and the National economy DE, MD, KY, MO- slave states 75,000 called to enlist form 90 days o African Americans rejected from service Slaves begin to free them selves and walk off o Slaves escape and Union Policy Pro slavery union generals George B. McClellan (VA)- pledges any slave interjection in Virginia. Henry Halleck (Ohio Valley) – returns slaves to slave owners Winfield Scott (Potomac River) Ulysses S. Grant (TN)- returns escapees to their owners as long as they are union sympathizers Contraband o General Benjamin Butler- Refuses to accept the slave act and makes them work for the union Generals plan to end slavery and help but when slaves run the generals will protect them Fortress Monroe, Va- 1000 escaped slaves flee their because the can fight and don’t have to be slaves August 6, 1861- First Confiscation ACT- any property used to fight against the confederacy can be free. Lincoln v. John c. Fremont- MO only slaves active in the war efforts can be free Lincoln v. Gen David Hunter (1862)- SC, GA, FL Slaves escape- flee and welcome by union troops Lincolns on Slavery Compensated/ gradual emancipation and Colonization-plans to ship them somewhere out the US Emancipation o Tries to pay border states to stay o 1862: Colonization- $100,000 compensation to owner/$300-per slave to ship them to Haiti or Liberia o September 22, 1862: Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation- Does it while he is winning Anyone in states in bondage and gives the confederacy 100 day to come back to the union or the end of slavery Emancipation o Union army is outmatched in the beginning of the war So in the Summer of 1862 supports the idea of weakening the south economy by ending slavery Waits for a big victory to start emancipation so it wont look like they are desperate No confederate states go back to the union because they believe that they can still win January 1, 1863: Emancipation Proclamation o Rebellion states V. VA, TN, LA o Border States- Kentucky, Tennessee, Delaware, Virginia o
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