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    They act in necessary self-defense. One of the fears regarding the Emancipation Proclamation was that it would incite a slave revolt in the Southern states. Lincoln tried to ease these fears by requesting that all freed slaves abstain from violence unless it was in self-defense.

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    They act in necessary self-defense. One of the fears regarding the Emancipation Proclamation was that it would incite a slave revolt in the Southern states. Lincoln tried to ease these fears by requesting that all freed slaves abstain from violence unless it was in self-defense.

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