Using the readings as evidence, consider the following in a post of at least 250 words:
- Explain the significance of the Emancipation Proclamationâ€”what did it entail and what were Lincolnâ€™s motivations in its declaration?
- How did the Emancipation Proclamation affect the North and South?
- How did the Emancipation Proclamation affect possible foreign recognition and intervention for the Confederacy?
A minimum of 1 reference is required.