Lesson 5 of the American Civil War Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** Emancipation Proclamation.
This engaging and visually appealing 30-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
Why did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Reasons the Union is fighting in the Civil War and how slavery becomes a reason.
- Lincoln’s stance on slavery and his constitutional obligation to preserve the Union.
- The importance of the Border States.
- Who the Emancipation Proclamation actually freed.
- The President’s war powers.
- The impact the Emancipation Proclamation had on slaves, abolitionists, and European countries.
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This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: the American Civil War Unit. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.
Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation and three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included! Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Strengths and Weaknesses of the North/South
Lesson 2: Battle of Bull Run
Lesson 3: Battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville
Lesson 4: Battles of Shiloh and New Orleans
Lesson 5: Emancipation Proclamation
Lesson 6: Hardships of the Civil War
Lesson 7: Vicksburg. Gettysburg. Gettysburg Address
Lesson 8: Sherman's March to Sea, Siege of Petersburg
UNIT: American Civil War
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