Essay On Abraham Lincoln's Second Emancipation Proclamation

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During the Civil War President Abraham Lincoln made a second Emancipation Proclamation. On September 22nd, 1862, after the battle of Antietam he issued a opening Emancipation Proclamation declaring all slaves free. This is when the Union Army gave freed slaves “Forty Acres and a Mule”. Then General Robert E. Lee surrendered at the Appomattox Court House, in Virginia which put an end to the Civil War. After the Civil War most of the South was destroyed so Abraham Lincoln made a plan called “reconstruction” that later turns into “Reconstruction Act of 1867”. The Reconstruction Act is a laid out process of bringing the South back to the Union. There's two different types of Reconstruction, Presidential Reconstruction and Congressional Reconstruction.
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