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1800s Civil War Event s

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  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Harriet Beecher Stowe was a woman who was against slavery. She wrote her book to tell people how bad the enslaved was being treated by their masters. Uncle Tom’s Cabin showed the North how bad slavery really was. The South hated her book for them slavery was the way of life. The South also had Uncle Tom’s Cabin book burning. The South tried hard to get her book banned.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Sorrowful Hours. Picture "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Lecture.
  • Kanas-Nebraska Act

    Kanas-Nebraska Act
    Stephen Douglas proposed to undo the Missouri compromise which allows slavery above the Missouri line. He also went a step further by dividing the territories into the Kansas and Nebraska. Stephen Douglas wanted to avoid the issue of slavery all together. He wanted to exercise the idea of popular sovereignty. The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed May of 1854. Kansas became the first battleground state of those who opposed slavery and those favor the extension of slavery.
    NickName: Bleeding Kansas
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Xtimeline "Kansas-Nebraska Act." Lecture.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott who was an African American Slave was taken by his master a slave free state of Illnois and the to Wisconsin. Dred Scott lived on free soil for a long period of time. Scotts master was told he had to go back to a slave state Scott. Scotts master died in 1846. Scott decided to go to court with the help of an abolitionist. In March of 1857 Scott lost his decision seven to nine Supreme Justices on the Supreme Court. Accourding to the Supreme Court Scott wasn't even considered a citizen.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    The Election of 1860 was the big debate about slavery. The Election of 1860 happen a year after the John Brown Harper Ferry’s Raid. The election was between the Republican Lincoln and Democrat Stephen Douglas. Southern states threaten to secede from the Union. Lincoln swept the north and won the election without a single Southern electoral college vote. Southerners believed that the Republicans victory would threaten their survival of society and culture.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
  • The Conferderate States of America

    The Conferderate States of America
    SC seceded from the Union December 20, 1860. By the time February of 1861 hit six more of the lower states seceded from the Union that formed the Confederate States of America. In April of 1861 Lincoln sent word that he was sending supplies to Ft. Sumter in Charleston, SC. President Davis fired the first shot at Ft. Sumter instead of accepting the supplies. That shot started the Civil War. April 12, 1861 Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee also seceded from the Union.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free." The Emancipation Proclamation freed all slaved states expect the following because they were the Boarder States: Maryland, West Virginia, Missouri, Delware, and Kentucky.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    The Confederate Troops marched down to Gettysburg looking for shoes. The Confederate and Union troops met by chance. The Confederate and Union troops fought for three days. The Gettysburg battle was the turning point of the Civil War. This battle made sure that Great Britain would not recognize the South independance.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
  • Freedman's Bureau

    Freedman's Bureau
    The Freemen’s Bureau was founded on the 4th of March in 1865. The U.S. government created the Freedmen’s Bureau temporarily. It was created to help the ex-slave. The Bureau fed, clothed, and educated the ex-slave African Americans. They built hospitals for the freed slaves and gave direct medical aid to more than 1 million of them. The Freedmen’s Bureau built and staffed more than a 1,000 African American schools.
  • The Appomattox Courthouse Surrender

    The Appomattox Courthouse Surrender
    In the trenches of Petersburg General Lee knew was running out of time. On April 1, 1865, the Union troops led by Sheridan had cut the last railroad line into Petersburg off at the Battle of Five Forks. The next night, Lee’s troops left their posts and tried to race west. Lee’s desperate attempt to escape Grant’s forces failed when Sheridan’s cavalry got ahead of Lee’s troops and blocked the road at Appomattox Courthouse. On April 9, 1865 Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse.
  • The Appomattox Courthouse Surrender

    The Appomattox Courthouse Surrender
  • Lincoln Assassination

    Lincoln Assassination
    Lincoln did many great things especially with the Civil War. But John Wilkes Booth thought that Lincoln was an “idiot”. He spent time planning the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. On April 14, 1865 Lincoln went to the theatre with his wife. John Wilkes Booth was an actor and on that night he snuck into Lincoln’s booth and shot him the back of the head.
  • The Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    The Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    The North was completely against slavery. Of course the South was all for it. Slaves worked from dawn to dusk. Slaves attended the crops, and cleaned the houses. On March 4, 1861 Republican Lincoln took office. Lincoln decided to pass the 13th Amendment which permanently abolished slavery. The 13th Amendment was ratified December 6, 1865.
  • The Ratification of the 14th Amendment

    The Ratification of the 14th Amendment
    The 14th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868, and granted citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States,” which included former slaves recently freed. In addition, it forbids states from denying any person "life, liberty or property, without due process of law" or to "deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
  • The 15th Amendment

    The 15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment gave all men white or African American the right to vote. By declaring that the "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude." Although ratified on February 3, 1870, The 13th, 14th, 15th Amendment gave African Americans their rights. Those three Amendments were called the Civil War Amendments.
  • Election of 1876

    Election of 1876
    By 1876 the Democrats had taken control of most southern state legislatures except Louisiana, Florida, and South Carolina who were controlled by Republicans. Grant couldn't be elected again because of The Republicans nominated Rutherford B. Hayes and the Democrats nominated Samuel Tilden. Tilden had 184 votes and Hayes had 165 votes. 20 votes were still in dispute which were the 3 southern states. Hayes won after several Southern Democrats supported him. this was called the Compromise of 1877.
  • Election of 1876

    Election of 1876
    Williams, James. US Slave.Reconstruction: Power Struggle-Grant-End of Reconstruction." Lecture.