AMERICAN CIVIL WAR(1861 1865)
THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION[SOURCES]
(A) ** There were still slaves being held in states that had not rebelled.
(B) There were no slaves in states that had not rebelled.
(C) The slaves living in states that had not rebelled had no desire to be free.
(D) Only the rebelling states were experiencing a controversy over slavery.
Concept note-1: -Q. Several times throughout the Emancipation Proclamation, it states that the only slaves to be freed will be those in rebelling states. Based on this information, which conclusion could best be reached? There were still slaves being held in states that had not rebelled.
Concept note-2: -President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free."
Concept note-3: -That changed on September 22, 1862, when President Lincoln issued his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which stated that enslaved people in those states or parts of states still in rebellion as of January 1, 1863, would be declared free.
Concept note-4: -Slavery was not abolished by the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The proclamation applied only to enslaved people in states that were in rebellion in 1863, namely South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Arkansas, and North Carolina.