Coursework Writing-Emancipation Proclamation.

Coursework Writing-Emancipation Proclamation.

Read the Emancipation Proclamation. Once all reading is complete, respond to the following items:

In early 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

· Why did Lincoln decide to issue the Proclamation at this particular time?

· What factors determined this decision?

· What did the President hope to gain?

· What were the limitations of the Proclamation, and what was its larger historical significance?

· Be sure that you fully address the questions, providing detailed analysis and historical context.  Do not cut-and-paste from sources, but instead use your own words to answer in both the initial post