The Emancipation Proclamation: Creation, Context and Legacy


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Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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1. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

2. Which was NOT a goal of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will find out what you know about the Emancipation Proclamation. Areas of interest on the test include goals and criticisms of the proclamation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Common criticisms of the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Who was against the proclamation
  • Goals of the proclamation
  • The accomplishments that the proclamation reached

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about its critics
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what the proclamation achieved in a different light

Additional Learning

If you want to understand more about the proclamation, review the accompanying lesson titled The Emancipation Proclamation: Creation, Context and Legacy. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the Civil War
  • Explains President Abraham Lincoln's thought process
  • Covers opposition to the proclamation
  • Explores the signing of the proclamation