GED Social Studies : Amendments and Emancipation

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for GED Social Studies

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Example Questions

Example Question #222 : Ged Social Studies

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued during __________.

Possible Answers:

The Civil War

World War Two

The Vietnam War

World War One

The Revolutionary War

Correct answer:

The Civil War

Explanation:

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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