Chapter 5 New Birth of Freedom 1860-1865
“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.
Lincoln’s Racist Views
1. Causes of the Civil War?
Slavery? Economic reasons
2. How did the African descendants respond to the call for the war effort?
3. The institution of slavery began to be eroded with several legislative enactments:
-Any rebel owned slaves (captive of war) would be free
-African descendants could join armed services and their family
would hence be free
4. What are the main points of the Emancipation Proclamation?
5. What plan did
Jeffersonian solution – send African descendants out of the