1492 through 1877

  • Aug 3, 1492

    America Discovered

    On this day Christopher Columbus discovered America. When he began his voyage, he thought he was going to India.
  • Slavery Began

    The first slaves in America were brought to America in 1619 to Virginia.
  • Civil War began

    The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861. it started in Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
  • Slavery ended

    Slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation, but didnt take full effect until after the war.
  • End of the Civil War

    Appomattox Court House in Virginia.