The American Civil War

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    The American Civil War

  • The Election of 1860

    The Election of 1860
    Stephen Dougllas and Abraham Lincoln were the two candidates running for presidency.But Linclon won the election and it triggeted the South decision of leaving the Union.
  • Jefferson Davis

    Jefferson Davis
    Was elected as the president of the confederation, during the civil war he got little support and he couldnt win against a larger better organized union. another weakeness was the little political power in the south which absence meant that Davis had trouble with the popular support.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    it was the first major battle of the civil war. The battle eneded the illusion of a short=term war and aps0 promoted the ught that the rebels were invincible in battle.
    The Second part of th battle General Lee took advantage of the changes made in the union to attack them easily :)
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Fort Sumter, in the harbor of Charlestown, South Carolina was cut off from teo days and thus his rasern
  • Robert E Lee

    Robert E Lee
    Robert E Lee became te commanding general of the Confederation during the American Civil War and postwar icon of the south's "lost cause".
    His brillant teactical moves stoped the Union many time and allowed him to win many battles.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    After Lee's Victory at Bull Run he decided to led his troops into enemy territory, Maryland. McClellan had the advantage of knowing Lee's battle plan so he decided to intercept them at Antietam. That day one of the boodiest battles occur in which over 22,000 men were killed. The Union took this blattle as a victory.