GED Social Studies : Amendments and Emancipation

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for GED Social Studies

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Amendments And Emancipation

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued during __________.

Possible Answers:

The Revolutionary War

The Vietnam War

World War One

World War Two

The Civil War

Correct answer:

The Civil War


The Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863, in the middle of the Civil War, by President Abraham Lincoln. The Proclamation formally stated that the slaves living in the territories currently in open rebellion were now and forever free.

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