APUSH Hansen Civil War

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In History
  • Abraham Lincoln is elected as the first president to oppose the expansion of slavery within U.S. territory

    Abraham Lincoln is elected as the first president to oppose the expansion of slavery within U.S. territory
  • South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union.

    South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union.
  • The Confederate States of America are founded

    The Confederate States of America are founded
  • Southern forces fire on Fort Sumter to formally begin the Civil War

    Southern forces fire on Fort Sumter to formally begin the Civil War
  • The Battle of First Bull Run ends in a decisive Confederate victory

    The Battle of First Bull Run ends in a decisive Confederate victory
  • The first naval battle between ironclad warships occurs at Hampton Roads

    The first naval battle between ironclad warships occurs at Hampton Roads
  • Ulysses S. Grant secures his military career with victory at the Battle of Shiloh

    Ulysses S. Grant secures his military career with victory at the Battle of Shiloh
  • Robert E. Lee becomes commander of the Confederate Army at the Battle of the Seven Pines

    Robert E. Lee becomes commander of the Confederate Army at the Battle of the Seven Pines
  • Confederates secure victory at the Battle of Second Bull Run

    Confederates secure victory at the Battle of Second Bull Run
  • The Union win the Battle of Antietam in the single bloodiest day of the Civil WAR

    The Union win the Battle of Antietam in the single bloodiest day of the Civil WAR
  • The Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect

    The Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect
  • Southern invasion of the North is ended at the Battle of Gettysburg

    Southern invasion of the North is ended at the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Vicksburg surrenders giving the Union complete control of the Mississippi River

    Vicksburg surrenders giving the Union complete control of the Mississippi River
  • Lincoln issues the Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction offering pardons for those who returned their loyalty to the Union

    Lincoln issues the Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction offering pardons for those who returned their loyalty to the Union
  • General Sherman's army begin the March to the Sea, destroying everything in their path

    General Sherman's army begin the March to the Sea, destroying everything in their path
  • The March to the Sea is completed as Sherman's Army captures Savannah, Georgia

    The March to the Sea is completed as Sherman's Army captures Savannah, Georgia
  • Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House

    Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House
  • Abraham Lincoln is assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
  • The final battle of the Civil War takes place at Palmito Ranch, Texas

    The final battle of the Civil War takes place at Palmito Ranch, Texas
  • The Tennessee army surrenders and the Civil War officially ends

    The Tennessee army surrenders and the Civil War officially ends