76. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

What did the Emancipation Proclamation do - Freed the slaves

freed the slaves freed slaves in the Confederacy freed slaves in the Confederate states freed slaves in most Southern states In 1863, in the middle of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation declared that slaves living in the southern or Confederate states were free. Many slaves joined the […]

75. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?

What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did - freed the slaves

freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation) saved (or preserved) the Union led the United States during the Civil War Abraham Lincoln was president of the United States from 1861 to 1865, and led the nation during the Civil War. Lincoln thought the separation of the southern (Confederate) states was unconstitutional, and he wanted to preserve the […]

74. Name one problem that led to the Civil War

Name one problem that led to the Civil War - Slavery

slavery economic reasons states’ rights The Civil War began when 11 southern states voted to secede (separate) from the United States to form their own country, the Confederate States of America. These southern states believed that the federal government of the United States threatened their right to make their own decisions. They wanted states’ rights […]

72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s

Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s - War of 1812

War of 1812 Mexican-American War Civil War Spanish-American War The United States fought four major wars in the 1800s—the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War. The War of 1812 lasted from 1812 through 1815. President James Madison asked Congress to declare war on Great Britain. The British were […]

57. When must all men register for the Selective Service?

When must all men register for the Selective Service - at age eighteen 18

at age eighteen (18) between eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26) President Lincoln tried to draft men to fight during the Civil War, but many people became angry and rioted. In 1917, Congress passed the Selective Service Act. This act gave President Woodrow Wilson the power to temporarily increase the U.S. military during World War I. […]