Chapter 16 Section 4
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Why did Lincoln want to free Confederate slaves?
to hurt south's economy and war effort
What were Lincoln's considerations for the Emancipation Proclamtion? (6)
-Constitution did not give President power to free slaves
-Concerns that slaves would go nroth and take jobs
-worried that Rep. Party would lose support/lose upcoming elections
-didn't want to upset/lose border states
-used practical considerations like what to do with all these slaves?
-could enforce EP in south only by defeating them
-a military order from the commander-in-chief to free Confederate slaves
How did the North and South respong to the EP?
-for most it broadened their goals of war to in lcude an end to slavery
What hardships were faced by African American soldiers?
-they were typically given the worst jobs, faced discrimination, and more risks
-heroic unit of African American soldiers
54th Massachusetts Infantry
Who opposed the war and how did Lincoln handle this?
-many whites and abolitionists opposed b/c they felt that slaves were the reason for the war in the first place and Lincoln jailed those who publicly opposed
What were 3 new technologies during the civil war?
- -rifles with minie balls
Who led the Copperheads?
Rep. Clement L. Vallandigham
-democrats that wanted peace
How did the war effect all parts of society?
- -made north's economy boom
- -created food shortage
- -created inflation
-How did the gov't try to correct inflation in north?
-use income tax to raise money and used paper issued by gov't
-organized collection of medical supplies on battlefield
-started the Red Cross
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