Abraham Lincoln's The Great Emancipator

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It wasn 't till November 6, 1860, Lincoln was elected as the sixteenth president of the United States of America. When this occurred in the North and the western territories of the states were rejoiced; the South was outraged even before the March 4th,1861 when Lincoln’s inauguration took place seven southern states voted to secede from the states the pro-slavery states formed their own government under the rule of president Jefferson Davis as they prepared for war. Although, Lincoln was in fact a racist, he opposed slavery, he questioned the thought of the men who freed slaves and if they in fact believed that they were equal to white Americans. Lincoln, got the title of “The Great Emancipator," this was because he freed the slaves, most of…show more content…
But the Emancipation proclamation that was passed in January 1st 1863 did not apply to all of the slaves it was only for the slaves who were in the Confederacy. However; we know that Abraham opposed slavery, as a representative in Washington he believed that the practice was protected by the laws in the South and those by the states. In my opinion, I believe that President Abraham Lincoln does deserve the title of “The Great Emancipator” because, throughout his mandatory of the United States, he became known as the great emancipator this title was given to him because he freed blacks from slavery and then they decided to give him this title. It wasn 't until March 1861, that Abraham Lincoln took the oath and became the sixteenth president of the united states. During that time the country had been struggling with slavery and what would happen to slaves for many years. Many wars were being created because of these events for the control over…show more content…
Even though he wanted slaves to become a part of society during the beginning of his political career, he did not believe that black and white Americans would be able to live a society where both would be seen as equals, so therefore he considered the relocation of the black Americans into central America or back to Africa in and established colony of Liberia. However; the Emancipation Proclamation would abolish these ideas and stop these actions from occurring becoming omitted from being done. Lincoln’s view of the situation occurring would make his views ever changing and his morality would always be against slavery, but his loyalty was to a country and it 's founding constitution, which sometimes made him to commit actions that weren 't viewed by the people as antislavery oriented because they made him seem like a two sided president. Today it is known that the biggest influences for Lincoln where probably moral motives and this helped to continue to bring slavery to and end throughout his presidential political career. Although most of his actions were not recognized as correct in society eyes, they were all done following the law and the nation 's constitution. When his presidency was coming to and end and without the pressure of a reelection looming over him, he became very outspoken about his anti-slavery
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