Slavery in america started in 17 and 18 hundreths the first slaves were brought to James town. The slaves were use to do any hard labor that was difficult. "By the mid 19 century Americas west ward expansion, along with growing abolition movement in the north history/net"). America was called the cotton gin because slaves picked cotton. If a slave did not do what he or she was told they would have been put on trial. It was hard for African Americans in life.
The Gettysburg Address was a speech by Abraham Lincoln to encourage the soldiers. Also asked a lot of people to help him from congress to make out this speech. "Everett spoke for two hours from memory before Lincoln took the podium History/net". The speech was suppose to make the soldiers live longer with pride. The Address lives on for many centuries. The speech had 260 words to catch the soldiers attention.
The emancipation proclamation was made by Abraham Lincoln so slaves could be free. "The Emancipation proclamation was the greatest part of black history in 1863 History/net". Also the Proclamation did not work in countries of the confederacy. The proclamation only work for slaves of the rebellion. At first the congress did not agree with Abraham Lincoln but when the president proved his point he won there attention.By the end of the war it was still trouble.
Abraham Lincoln is the person that stop the southern from invading. Abraham Lincoln did not know that much about military afairs so he read books about it. he better understood the generals of winning a war. "Abraham had other men on the congress during 1820 history/net". After he studied he asked Major General George B. Mc Clellen to hold the army troops, but the general had failed. So he called general L.G.U.S. Then America had won the war.