Based on the values expressed in the Emancipation Proclamation, which of the following groups would have disapproved it?
"And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all person held as slaves within said designated states and parts of states are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons.
And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free and abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages.
And I further declare and make known that such persons, of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. "
Source: HistoryCentral. com.
The basic value expressed by the proclamation is liberty for enslaved people. Although it had limitations— it freed only slaves in states that had seceded—the proclamation marked a shift in Lincoln's policy. Slavery was completely abolished in 1865 with the Thirteenth Amendment. Proslavery Confederate leaders had the most reason to dislike the proclamation. They feared it would cause rebellion