And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid I do order and declare

And by virtue of the power and for the purpose

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they labor faithfully for reasonable wages… And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places within the army or navy….” Analysis Questions 1)Lincoln only freed the slaves in certain states through the Emancipation Proclamation - which states were these? (Hint: Look at lines 1 - 2 in the second paragraph.) 2)The Emancipation Proclamation is often viewed by historians as a strategy to win the Civil War. Why might they see it that way? Cite evidence from the text to support your claims. Watch this short clipon the Gettysburg Address. Answer the following three questions below to prepare you to analyze the Gettysburg Address. 1)Why was Lincoln at Gettysburg (what event was taking place)? 2)How many words is the Gettysburg address? How long did it take him to deliver the address?3)Did Lincoln think his speech was a success? At 3:38 - a reading of the Gettysburg Address begins. Follow along with the text below and answer the subsequent analysis questions.

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