The Impact of the Emancipation Proclamation on the Civil War, history homework help

Using the readings as evidence, consider the following in a post of at least 250 words: 

  • Explain the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation—what did it entail and what were Lincoln’s motivations in its declaration?
  • How did the Emancipation Proclamation affect the North and South?
  • How did the Emancipation Proclamation affect possible foreign recognition and intervention for the Confederacy? 

A minimum of 1 reference is required.