National Archives, 1950. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. The Proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free." Despite that expansive wording, the Emancipation Proclamation was limited in many ways. International impact Abroad, as Lincoln hoped, the Proclamation turned foreign popular opinion in favor of the Union for its new commitment to end slavery. "The Written Word Endures National Archives Circular Gallery, May 1976-August 1979.
Stanley and Christopher Klos presenting America's Four United Republics Curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. As Henry Adams noted, "The Emancipation Proclamation has done more for us than all our former victories and all our diplomacy." Giuseppe Garibaldi hailed Lincoln as "the heir of the aspirations of John Brown." Workers from Manchester, England wrote to Lincoln saying, "We joyfully honor. 24, 1784 French Arms Tavern New York City Jan. It is important to note that the orders were directed only to the states that seceded from the Union. Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that all slaves teenage Runaways in states that had seceded from the Union were free. She explained to us what it all meant, that this was the day for which she had been so long praying, but fearing that she would never live to see. The Proclamation was issued in two parts. Lincoln did not think he had legal authority over these areas under his Constitutional war powers.