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 […]

60. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?

What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves - Africans - People from Africa

Africans people from Africa Slavery existed in many countries long before America was founded. By 1700, many Africans were being brought to the American colonies as slaves. Men, women, and children were brought against their will. They were often separated from their families when they were sold as slaves. Slaves worked without payment and without […]