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What was the significance of the Union victory at Gettysburg in July 1863? A. It prevented General Lee from retreating back into Virginia and resulted in the destruction of his army.
B. It stopped General Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania and ended any hope that the North would ask for peace terms. C. It caused President Lincoln to refuse a second term and decreased his popularity among the Northern population. D. It persuaded President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and to allow African American soldiers to see combat.
B. It stopped General Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania and ended any hope that the North would ask for peace terms.
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User: What was the significance of the Union victory at Gettysburg in July 1863? A. It prevented General Lee from retreating back into Virginia and resulted in the destruction of his army. B. It stopped General Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania and ended any hope that the North would ask for peace terms. C. It caused President Lincoln to refuse a second term and decreased his popularity among the Northern population. D. It persuaded President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and to allow African American soldiers to see combat.

Weegy: B. It stopped General Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania and ended any hope that the North would ask for peace terms.
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User: By the beginning of 1863, both the Union and Confederacy were experiencing a shortage of military personnel due to casualties and desertion. What was one way that the Union armies were able to increase their numbers while the Southern armies declined? A. The Union recruited African American men to fight in the armed forces while the Confederacy refused to use them as combat troops. B. The Confederate military forces suffered larger numbers of killed and wounded soldiers, while the Union losses decreased. C. The Union recruited large numbers of Native Americans while the Confederacy refused to enlist them into the armed forces. D. The Confederacy was unwilling to enlist younger boys or older men while the Union had fewer age requirements.

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