The Nation Torn Apart

  • Samuel F. B. Morse

    Samuel F. B. Morse
    This man invented the telegraph.
  • Election

    Zachary Taylor gets elected president of the United States.
  • Compromise of 1850

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes he book Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • Election

    Franklin Pierce becomes president of the United States.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    This act was supposedly the "FIX" to slavery.
  • Republican Party

    The United States founded the Republican Party.
  • Scott Versus Sandford

  • George Fitzhugh

    Cannibals All! is published by George Fitzhugh.
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate

  • John Brown Raids

  • Southern Election

    John C. Breckinridge became president.
  • Election

    Abraham Lincoln gets elected as President of the United States.
  • Factories

    The North has 110,000 factories when the South has only 20,000.
  • South Carolina Secedes from the United States

  • Confederacy is Created

  • Beginnig of Civil War

    The first shots were fired on April 12, 1861 which began the Civil War.
  • Fort Sumter bombing

    Robert Anderson, who is the army general of the Union, had to surrender after 24 hours of being bombed by P.G.T. Beauregard, who is army general of the Confederate army.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    This was the very first battle of bull run.
  • The Trent Affair

  • Merrimack versus the Monitor

    this was a naval battle between two ships.
  • Confederacy

    The Confederates created a draft law that got passed.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    this was a battle that lasted from the 6th of April to the 7th of April.
  • Pacific Railroad Act

  • Internal Railroad Act

  • Battle of Antietam

  • Battle of Fredricksburg

  • Battle of Chancellorville

    This battle lasted from May 1st to May 4th.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    This lasted from July 1st to July 3rd.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Lincoln presented this in the town of Gettysburg.
  • Battle of Cold Harbor

  • Sherman

    He entered Atlanta and took over the city.
  • Sherman

    Sherman captures Savannah