History Timeline

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  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    She was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    I secret escape for slaves before Civil War.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    Was the relocation and movement of Native Americans, including many members of the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, and Choctaw nations among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    The Battle of the Alamo is located in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    Manifest Destiny is a term that was used in the 19th century to designate the belief that the United States was destined,
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States.
  • Wilmont Proviso

    Wilmont Proviso
    One of the major events leading to the Civil War.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    When gold was dicovered by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is the peace treaty.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Its about a black guy that got freed by white people.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    Gadsden Purchase is a region of present-day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that was purchased by the United States in a treaty signed by President Franklin Pierce on June 24, 1853.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opened new lands, repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and allowed settlers in those territories.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    A series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln, the Republican candidate, and the incumbent Stephen Douglas.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    One of the battles in the Civil War.
  • Attack of Fort Sumter

    Attack of Fort Sumter
    The Battle of Fort Sumter was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    The second great battle of the American Civil War.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was order issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862, that declared slaves free in the areas still held by the Confederates.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    A battle of the Civil War, the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union.
  • Gettysburg Adress

    Gettysburg Adress
    The Gettysburg address was a three minute address bu Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Thirteenth Amendment
    Freed all slaves, abolished slavery.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves.
  • Klu Klux Klan

    Klu Klux Klan
    They are a group against blacks.
  • Fourteenth Amendment

    Fourteenth Amendment
    The amendment to the US Constitution which specifies who are legal citizens of the United States and their protections under the law.
  • Fifteenth Amendment

    Fifteenth Amendment
    This amendment affected not only freed slaves in the South, but also blacks living in the North, who generally had not been allowed to vote