Civil War & Reconstruction

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  • Texas Join the United State

    The United State annexes Texas.
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    The Coming of the Civil War

  • Congress Agreement

    Congress agrees to the Compromise of the 1850,including the Fugitive Slave Act.
  • KansasNebraska Act

    Congress passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
  • Dred Scott Court Case

    The Supreme Court rules against Dred Scott.
  • Lincoln Wins

    Abramham Lincoln won the presidential eletion with no southern support.
  • Civil War begins

    Confederate forces fire on Fort Sumter.
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    Civil War

  • First Battle of Bull Run

    Confederate victory.Americans realize war won't be short or easy.
  • The Gettysburg Address

    15,000 people gathered at Gettysburg.
  • The Civil War Ends

    The Civil War ends, and Presidents Lincoln and Johnson put forth plans to pardon the south and restore the Union,
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  • 14th Amendment

    The 14th amendment gaves blacks citizenship.
  • Finish

    Workers finish construction on the transcontinental railroad, the first railroad to connect the east & west coasts.
  • Railroads

    Dangerous working codition and wage cuts spark violent protests by railway workers in the Great railroad strike.