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    • U.S. History Chapter 19: The Civil War Section 4: Life During the War
    • Freeing the Slaves
      • Lincoln supported freeing slaves if it would help the Northern war effort
    • Freeing the Slaves
      • Problems:
        • Northern prejudice
        • Slaves considered property
        • No constitutional power to end slavery
    • Freeing the Slaves
      • Military order
      • Emancipation Proclamation —declared slaves free in those areas controlled by the Confederacy
    • Freeing the Slaves
      • July 22, 1862: Lincoln discusses emancipation with cabinet
    • Freeing the Slaves
      • Advised to wait
      • Announced after victory at Antietam
      • Issued September 22, 1863
    • Freeing the Slaves
      • 100 days to lay down arms
      • Effective January 1, 1863
      • Encouraged slaves to escape to Union lines
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    • African Americans & the War
      • Union navy permitted African American to volunteer
      • Calls to allow African Americans in Union Army
      • Practical reason: need for soldiers
    • African Americans & the War
      • July 1862: Congress allows African Americans to serve as laborers
      • 1862: War Department allows contrabands to join Union Army
      • Contrabands —escaped slaves
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    • African Americans & the War
      • 54th Massachusetts —infantry unit consisting mostly of African Americans who played a role in the capture of Ft. Wagner
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    • African Americans & the War
      • 180,000 served in Union army
      • Less pay
      • Served under white officers
      • Danger from Confederates
    • Problems in the North
      • Problems
        • Emancipation
        • Length of war
        • Casualties
    • Problems in the North
      • Copperheads —northern Democrats who opposed the war
    • Problems in the North
      • Other problems:
        • March 1863: enactment of draft
        • Suspension of habeas corpus
    • Problems in the North
      • Habeas corpus —constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment
    • Southern Struggles
      • Naval blockade cut off supplies
      • Prices shot up
      • Draft law (exclusions)
    • Life on the Home Front
      • Young & old worked in factories & farms
      • Southern women ran farms and plantations
      • Women played role in providing medical care
    • Life on the Home Front Dorthea Dix Clara Barton
    • Life on the Home Front
      • Uncomfortable, unhealthy camps
      • Twice as many soldiers died from disease
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