A Nation Torn Apart

  • Samuel F.B Morse invents the Telegraph

    Samuel F.B Morse invents the Telegraph
  • Zachary Taylor elected President

    Zachary Taylor  elected President
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin Published

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Published
  • Franklin Pierce Elected President

    Franklin Pierce Elected President
  • Republican party founded

    Republican party founded
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Violece erupts in Kansas

    Violece erupts in Kansas
  • Buchanan elected President

    Buchanan elected President
  • Scott vs. Sandford

    Scott vs. Sandford
  • Cannibals All! published

    Cannibals All! published
  • Lincoln-Douglas debates

    Lincoln-Douglas debates
  • John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

    John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry
  • Lincol elected President

    Lincol elected President
  • 110,000 factories in the North ; 20,000 in the south

    110,000 factories in the North ; 20,000 in the south
  • South Carolina becomes the first state to secede

    South Carolina becomes the first state to secede
  • Confederate forces bombard Fort Sumte

    Confederate forces bombard Fort Sumte
  • Civil War Begins

    Civil War Begins
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run
  • The Trent Affair

    The Trent Affair
  • Confederacy Created

    Confederacy Created
  • Battle Between the Merrimadk & the Monitor

    Battle Between the Merrimadk & the Monitor
  • Cofederate draft law passed

    Cofederate draft law passed
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
  • Pacific Railroad Act

    Pacific Railroad Act
  • Internal Railroad Act

    Internal Railroad Act
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
  • Battle of Chacelbruille

    Battle of Chacelbruille
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
  • Lincoln presents Gettysburg Address

    Lincoln presents Gettysburg Address
  • Battle of Cold Harbor

    Battle of Cold Harbor
  • Sherman enters Atlanta

    Sherman enters Atlanta
  • Sherman captures Savannah

    Sherman captures Savannah