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Question 1: Near the end of the war, ________ were concerned that while the Proclamation had freed most slaves as a war measure, it had not made slavery illegal.
AbolitionismFrederick DouglassChristianity and slaveryAtlantic slave trade

Question 2: The ________, in which Union troops turned back a Confederate invasion of Maryland, gave him the opportunity to issue a preliminary proclamation on September 22, 1862.
Seven Days BattlesBattle of AntietamBattle of GettysburgBattle of Fredericksburg

Question 3: That shift ended the Confederacy's hopes of gaining official recognition, particularly from the ________, which had abolished slavery.
WalesEnglandCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 4: ________
Martin Luther King, Jr.African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Timeline of the African American Civil Rights MovementNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Question 5: Also not named was the state of ________, which was at the time more or less evenly split between Union and Confederacy.
TennesseeArkansasGeorgia (U.S. state)Alabama

Question 6: Some 20th century black intellectuals, including ________, James Baldwin and Julius Lester, described the proclamation as essentially worthless.
Pan-AfricanismKwanzaaMaafaW. E. B. Du Bois

Question 7: In January 1865, Congress sent to the state legislatures for ratification what became the Thirteenth Amendment, banning slavery in all ________ and territories.
U.S. stateConnecticutColoradoMassachusetts

Question 8: The first one, issued September 22, 1862, declared the freedom of all slaves in any state of the ________ that did not return to Union control by January 1, 1863.
Conclusion of the American Civil WarMilitary of the Confederate States of AmericaAmerican Civil WarConfederate States of America

Question 9: ________ - an act passed by the British parliament abolishing slavery in British colonies with compensation to the owners
United Kingdom legislationSlavery Abolition Act 1833Statutory Instrument (UK)Slave Trade Act 1807

Question 10: He did not favor immediate abolition before the war, and held ________ views typical of his time.
RacismSouth Africa under apartheidEthnic cleansingRacial segregation

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