Civil War Timeline

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  • Uncle Toms Cabin Date Published

    Uncle Toms Cabin Date Published
    Uncle Toms Cabin was published by Harriet Beecher Stowe.She published it in the north on March 20,1852. The significance of this event was that the Soutth did not like it. The south tries to get her book banned as a result. The significance of this book being published is that it changed Northern perceptions of African Americans and slavery. Many people consider this as an contribute of the Civil War.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    The Kansas-Nebraska act was an act that took place as a result of Stephen Douglas. The setting was in Kansas and Nebraska. It happened on May 30, 1854. The significance was that it created Nebraska and Kansas territories. It also repealed the Missouri Compromise. Also, it established popular sovereignty.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act citation

  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    The Dred Scott decision was a decision betwen Dred SCott and the governemnt. This happend in Missouri on March 6,1857.The siginificance was that it ended the Missouri Compromise, which made a thicker rivalry bewteen North and South which paved the way fro the civil war.
  • Dred Scott citation

  • Election of 1860 citation

  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    The election of 1860 candates for presidency were Abraham Lincoln, John C. Breckinridge and Stephen A. Douglas. The elcetion took place all over the U.S. on November 6, 1860. The siginificance was Lincoln wanted to abolish slavery. Which led to the secession of all states.
  • Confederate States of America citation

  • Confederate States of America-date formed

    Confederate States of America-date formed
    The confedreate states of america formed because some of the southern states secceeded from the Union. This was formed on February 5, 1861. The significance was that It was a attempt by the southern states to from their own country/union without the principles that the north had such as black rights and freedom.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation is an exectutive order issued by Abraham Lincoln during the civil war. It was issued on September 22,1862 in the U.S. The Siginificance was that it freed the majority of slaves from slavery. It also was a path to the 13th Amendment.
  • Emancipation Proclamation citation

  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    The Gettysburg Address was a 5 min. speech given by Abraham Lincoln. This speech was given on November 19, 1863 in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. The significance of this event was that Abraham Lincoln thought that all people were equal. Also, he redefined the civil war for a "new birth of freedom"
  • Gettysburg Address citation

  • Freedman's Bureau-date founded

    Freedman's Bureau-date founded
    Freedmans Bureau was founded by Congress on March 3, 1865. The program was created to aid formally enslved slaves with jobs, food and clothes. The significance was that it was set up by the government at the end of the civil war to aide former slaves.
  • Freedmans Bureau citation

  • Appotamox Courthouse citation

  • Appomattox Courthouse-surrender

    Appomattox Courthouse-surrender
    infoThe Appomattox Courthouse was a treaty likesurrender that was betwwen Robert E. Lee troops and Ulysses S. Grant troops on April 9, 1865. It happened in Appomattox, VA. The significance of this event was tht it was basically the end of the civil war. Robert E. Lee surrendered because his troops didint have enough supplies. Grant accepte dthe surrender with a welcome back.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
    Lincolns assassination was a horrific event that shocked eveeryone. His assassin was John Wilkes Booth. Th assassination happened at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. The significance was that he was indeed a president. His election caused a major uproar between the North and The south. Andrew Johnson was sworn into office after Lincoln died, as a president he had lots of disagreements with Congress.
  • Lincolns Assassination citation

  • 13th amendment-date ratified

    13th amendment-date ratified
    The 13th amendment was a amendment directed at slaves. The 13th amendment was ratified on Decemeber 6, 1865. The significance is that slavery can never happen again in the U.S.. This is stated in the Constitution.
  • 13th amendment citation

  • 14th Amendment-Date Ratified

    14th Amendment-Date Ratified
    The 14th Amendment was an amendment ratified on July 9, 1868. It guaranteed citizenship, due process, and equal protection mainly for African Americans. The significance of this amendment was that it makes African Americans citizens and people.
  • 14th Amendment citation

  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment was a amendment made for men but mostly African American men.It guaranteed all men the right to vote. It was ratified on February 26, 1869. The siginificance was that it guaranteed African Americans the right to vote.
  • 15th Amendment citation

  • Election of 1876 citation

  • Election of 1876

    Election of 1876
    The Election of 1876 was and elction between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden. The elction took place all over the U.S. on November 7, 1876. The Compromise of 1877 was believed to be a deal made to elect Hayes. The significance was that it was one of the most controversial elections ever. This was one of only 4 elections where the popular vote was defeated. Also, during this time Colorado becomes a state.
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