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    The Second Confiscation Act. This act, passed on July 17, 1862, threatened to free the slaves of any person still in rebellion against the United States sixty days after the law’s passage, provided that the person’s property had fallen back under federal control.  President Lincoln opposed this act because he thought it would be unpopular in the border states.

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    The Second Confiscation Act. This act, passed on July 17, 1862, threatened to free the slaves of any person still in rebellion against the United States sixty days after the law’s passage, provided that the person’s property had fallen back under federal control.  President Lincoln opposed this act because he thought it would be unpopular in the border states.

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