Was The Emancipation Proclamation Successful?


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Mehreen Misbah Profile
Mehreen Misbah answered
Although the declaration of the Emancipation Proclamation announced to put an end to slavery and many enslaved African Americans had become increasingly happy about the prospect of freedom, it was easier said than done. The crux of the Emancipation Proclamation although advocated abolition nevertheless it was not easy to apply the rule in the border states (the Southern states between the Union and the Confederacy, who although had not joined the Confederacy, still carried on the practice of slavery) and it was impossible to implement it in the Southern states which came under the Confederacy.

It was ergo concluded that what the Emancipation Proclamation could not accomplish, it could be fulfilled by the addition of an amendment to the United States Constitution, which would permanently abolish slavery. It was way later when this particular amendment was actually passed, which was the thirteenth amendment that was passed after the end of the American Civil War.
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Gene gattuso answered
In the south yes but in the north things were a little different. New York for example freed the slaves after the living slaves in that state died. New Jersey after the slave child died then the slaves were free. Some one could not bring a slave into those states so this law applied to those slaves already there.
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Anonymous answered
Yes because today there are no slaves in the usa

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