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  • Slaves arrive to the Americas

    Slaves arrive to the Americas
    Slaves were brought to America and they arrived in Jamestown, Virginia where the main settlement was at the time. The slaves were brought from Afirica and they were much needed in America because of the work that needed to be done on the farms.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    The Northwest Ordinance proibited slavery Northwest of the Ohio River.
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    This rebellion was led by Nat Turner and it led to the most fatalities of white people by a slave rebellion with the count of 55-65 deaths. This rebellion lasted a few days and once it was over it lead to a widespread fear and white militias organized in retaliation against slaves.
  • Formation of Republican Party

    Formation of Republican Party
    The Republican party was formed by anti-slavery expansion activists. This group was often called the Grand Old Party. The republican party was formed to abolish slavery.
  • Abraham Lincoln is Eleceted as the 16th President

    Abraham Lincoln is Eleceted as the 16th President
    On November 6, 1860 Abraham was elected as the president of the United States. He was part of the Republican Party, and he was against slavery. He went into office in 1861 and he was later assassinated.
  • Southern States Secede

    Southern States Secede
    Delegates to the South Carolina convention unanimously approved a secession resolution which made it the first of 11 Southern slave states to leave the Union. On December 22, 1860 Harper's Weekly showed a picture of South Carolina seceding.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The civil war started in 1861 and lasted until 1865. The war was fought between the confedeacy and the union. The reason to this war was because the confederacy seceded and they wanted slavery.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Abraham Lincoln announced that he would issue a formal emancipation of all slaves in any state of the Confederate States of America that did not return to Union control by January 1, 1863. He announced this on Septemner 22, 1862.
  • 13th Amendment Ratified

    13th Amendment Ratified
    This amendment was passed on January 31, 1865 and was later ratified on December 6, 1865. This amendment states that slevery is illegal.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    These laws took into place after the amendment was ratified. The laws enforce segregation between blacks and whites.