Answer for Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Quiz Question

Congratulations to Wednesday’s Winners:

Phil Tobert (entered in raffle)

Joe Ping (wins “Our Constitution Rocks & entered in raffle) 

Wednesday’s Question:
In his essay on The Emancipation Proclamation, Scot Faulkner stated that President Abraham Lincoln achieved “an historical trifecta.”  What three things did President Lincoln do to accomplish this?

The Answer to Wednesday’s Question was: 

1. “He revolutionized the Union war effort by bringing 200,000 blacks into the Union army.”
2. “He isolated the Confederacy from Europe, making Union victory inevitable.”
3. “He also strategically shifted public policy within the parameters of constitutional government and laid the ground work for the immediate and universal abolition of slavery everywhere in America by amending the Constitution.”

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