postive, comparative, superlative - good, better, best
recall how we defined nouns as words capable of having plurals and possessive endings. adjectives (and their first cousin, the adverb) also have a feature that distinguishes them. they come in three states. first, the raw adjective—in its positive state—merely describes the noun modified; it doesn’t care about how this particular person or thing stacks up against other members of the same noun class
which of the following was specifically permitted by the emancipation proclamation?
free african americans were allowed to fight for the confederacy.
free african americans were allowed to enlist in the union army and navy.
enslaved people in border states were allowed to move to the north.
enslaved people in border states were allowed to become confederate citizens.