The reason why identification term is significant is

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“The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” 1863 The Emancipation Proclamation - Only freed states in confederacy fighting Union -Give up fighting to keep slaves -Preserved the Union Book: The document did not liberate all the slaves_indeed, on the day it was issued it applied to a very few. Because its legality derived from the president’s authority as military commander-in-chief to combat the South’s rebellion, the Proclamation exempted areas firmly under Union control.
Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” 1863 The Assault on Fort Wagner - South Carolina Commander -Led by Robert Gould Shaw -Brake down Network -50% people died and Shaw changed his opinion that blacks can fight Significance: Let blacks be able to fight in combat, showed their ability to whites Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is…. 1863 Homestead Act -160 Acres of free public land to settlers in the West -Took effect on the same day Emancipation Proclamation -Tried to vision freedom like the Proclamation Chapter 14 A New Birth of Freedom: The Civil War Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” 1861 Morrill Land-Grant Act -Provided each state with 30,000 acres of Federal land for each member in their Congressional delegation -President Abraham Lincoln reconfigured this act -Many states did not support this plan -The next day Lincoln signed a bill financing the transcontinental railroad with land grants Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” 1862 Copperheads -Republicans called the Democrats this because they thought of them as a poisonous snake -Split party -Working class people -Opposed War Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” 1863 New York City Draft Riot -Irish immigrant were set on fire -Wealthy Republicans -Lynched African Americans -Did not fight for them to be free Significance: Level of division in war Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” 1863
Battle of Gettysburg -Union wins -Lee -Lee found himself in the unusual position of confronting entrenched Union forces. After two days of failing to dislodge them. He decided to attack the center of the Union line. -July 1-3, 1863 -This happened in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War Significance: Largest battle ever fought on North American continent Who, What, Where, and When? “The reason why [Identification term] is significant is….” Battle of Vicksburg -This was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War -Grant armies converged on Vicksburg, investing the city and entrapping a Confederate army.

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