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  • lincolns birth

    lincolns birth
    Abraham Lincoln was born in the 12th of feburary 1809
  • lincolns mother dies

    Lincolns biological mother died whem Abraham was 9 and they were living in Idiana.
  • Lincolns 2nd mother

    Lincolns father remarries Lincolns 2nd mother
  • Lincoln got his first public office

    Abe was elected to the post master to his town at same time he also worked on a family farm and taught himself how to read.
  • Illinois Senatator

    Lincoln was elected to the senate and became a powerful member. he was a lawyer by this time.
  • Lincoln marries Mary Todd

    Lincoln marries Mary Todd
    Lincoln married Mary Todd against the wishes of her family. They had 4 sons.
  • Wilmont Proviso

    The Wilmont Proviso was ment to outlaw slavery in any terrotory in the U.S. might get from Mexico. The southerners didn't want this to pass as it would make more free states than slave states.
  • fugitive slave act

    Slaves accused of being fugitives chould be held without a warrent and they had no right to a jury trial. Instead a fed. commissioner ruled on each case. The north ruled for this as most abolitionist lived there and they wanted slavery to end. The south was different as they wanted their runaways back.
  • Compromise of 1850

    The compromise of 1850 said that California which was half on the Slave and half on the non-Slave line. The Califonia territory was split in half top half non-slave, bottom was slave. This was a compromise for the north and south as neither got exactly what they wanted.
  • Uncle Tom's cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin was a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It was against slavery and was vouched for by the north. The southerners disliked the book as it gave them a bad name.
  • Kansas-Nebraska act

    The kansas-nebraska act created the terrotories of Kansas and Nebraska and opened new lands and repealed teh missouri compromise of 1820. It let settlers choose slave or non-slave. The south did eventually let this happen as both north and south sent people to go and vote for them.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas was a series of violent and bloody events involving anti-slavery action. This was due to whether or not Kansas should come in as a slave state. The north was appalled that this could happen. The south cheered them on.
  • Formation of the republican party

    THe Republican Party reformed and was both an anti-slavery and sectional party that waned to protect the Northern views. The republicans grew quickly in the north and they blalmed bleeding kansas on the democrats.
  • Atack on Harper's ferry

    John Brown who had murdered proslavery Kansans before wanted to provoke a attack. To do this he planned to capture teh weapons in the U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Va. Brown rallied 18 men and they were caught and convicted.
  • Lincoln was elected president

    Abe becomes new White House resident as the new President
  • Secession

    The southern states said if Lincoln won the presidency they would secede from the United States. They argued on states rights and felt the government could not interfere. South Carolina was the first to secede and was followed to create the Confederate states of America. The U.S. said this was unconstitutional and that they did not have a right to do it. They failed to compromise on what to do and ended in the beginings of a civil war.
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    Popular songs

    yankee doodle and pop goes the weasal were two very popular songs
  • Lincoln frees the slaves

    The Emancipation Proclamation abolioshed slavery
  • First stolen base in baseball

    stolen by Eddie Cuthbert of philadelphia
  • Roller skating introduced

    Roller skating introduced
    United States begins its love for roller skating
  • Lincolns second term

    Lincoln serves as president for the second time.
  • The Civil War ends

    The south surrenders to the north ending Civil War.
  • The night Lincoln was shot.

    The night Lincoln was shot.
    John Wilkes Booth fatally shoots Lincoln at Ford's Theater while watching a play with his wife.
  • Abraham statue

    Abraham statue
    A statue of Abraham Lincoln was made by a french sculptor