What did the Emancipation Proclamation accomplish ?
What is the Emancipation Proclamation ? = Executive order by US President.
Who wrote it ? = Abraham Lincoln
When did it became law ? = January 1, 1863
Where did it take place ? = Washington DC
Why was it issued ? = To abolish the slavery.
The Civil War began on April 12, 1861, and ended on April 9, 1865.