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Why did Lincoln say, "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no
inclination to do so
He said that line in his first Innaugural address March 4, 1861. He obviously wasn't known for being a leader for equal human rights. Thanks.
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User: Why did Lincoln say, "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so

Weegy: He said that line in his first Innaugural address March 4, 1861. He obviously wasn't known for being a leader for equal human rights. Thanks.
boiampalaya|Points 41|

User: Why was Charleston an important city to the South? It was an important railroad depot. It housed most of the Southern army. It was a port city for shipping. It was the Confederate capital.

Weegy: The city of Charleston, SC was an important city to the South because it had a port that was used for shipping.
reubeng8304|Points 89|

User: What are two things Lee hoped to accomplish by invading the North? gain the approval of Union sympathizers convince England to back the South secure badly needed war supplies attack and defeat Washington Question #7MultipleChoice Score: What decision did Lincoln force Davis to make just prior to the beginning of the Civil War? surrender Southern forces or face annihilationattack the Northern city of Washington, D.C.fire on Fort Sumter or let it be replenished stop acts of secession or be impeached Question #8MultipleSelect Score: What two things would eventually hurt the Southern cause during the Civil War? The North had too much territory to invade.Stonewall Jackson was killed in battle.England decided to back the Northern cause.The South could not replenish fast enough. Question #9MultipleChoice Score: What did Union General George Meade do that enabled his forces to win at Gettysburg on the third day of battle? He attacked Confederate lines on all fronts.He hit Lee's forces with artillery.He guessed what Lee was going to do.He brought in unexpected reinforcements. Question #10TextMultipleChoice Score: The Battle of FredericksburgGettysburgAntietam is known as the turning point of the Civil War. Question #11MultipleSelect Score: As Lee prepared to invade the North a second time, what are three things he realized? Morale in the North was at an all-time low.Davis was getting impatient with his losses.A big win on Union soil would end the war.Foreign aid would come if he won there.Morale in the South was at an all-time low.The North was running out of men and supplies. Question #12MultipleChoice Score: In the Battle of Gettysburg, how did Lee hope to protect Pickett's charge? send in his forces along the flanksdestroy Union artillery with a barragehave Longstreet attack from the reargive Pickett more men than he needed Question #13MultipleChoice Score: Why did the Emancipation Proclamation score big in Europe? Most nations did not want to abolish slavery.Many nations had already abolished slavery.European nations had given support to the South.It made them want to send supplies to the South. Question #14TextMultipleChoice Score: Following the Battle of ChancellorsvilleAntietamGettysburg, President Lincoln issued his Emancipation Proclamation. Question #15MultipleChoice Score: Why did Lincoln wait to announce the Emancipation Proclamation? He was waiting for Congressional approval.He was waiting for the end of the war.He was waiting for a big Union victory.He was waiting for no particular reason.

Weegy: Please ask one question at a time.
Expert answered|jeifunk|Points 10463|

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