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APUSH- period 5

  • Nat Turner Slave Revolt

    Nat Turner Slave Revolt
    Slave revolt that occurred in South Hampton Va Led By Nat Turner.
  • William Lloyd Garrison Published The Liberator

    William Lloyd Garrison Published The Liberator
    The Liberator, weekly newspaper of abolitionist crusader William Lloyd Garrison
  • American Anti-Slavery Society Begins

    American Anti-Slavery Society Begins
    Founded by William Lloyd Garrison and led by Fredrick Douglas in order to promote abolitionism
  • Sarah Grimke’s Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women published

    Sarah Grimke’s Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women published
    Sarah Grimké responded to Catharine Beecher's defense of the subordinate role of women. ... First was the notion that women were subordinate to men by God's decree
  • Henry Highland Garnet’s “Address to the Slaves of the United States of America”

    Henry Highland Garnet’s “Address to the Slaves of the United States of America”
    This states the only way for slaves to get out of slavery is by rebelling and getting away from their owners.
  • Women's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls

    Women's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls
    The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's rights convention. It advertised itself as "a convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman". Held in Seneca Falls, New York, it spanned two days
  • Harriett Tubman Escapes from Slavery

    Harriett Tubman Escapes from Slavery
    She escaped in 1849 and helped lead dozens of slaves to the north free of their owners
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Compromise of 1850, in U.S. history, a series of measures proposed by the “great compromiser,” Sen. Henry Clay of Kentucky, and passed by the U.S. Congress
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    Part of the compromise of 1850
  • Sojourner Truth Delivered her "Ain't I a Woman" Speech

    Sojourner Truth Delivered her "Ain't I a Woman" Speech
    She was known as a anti-slavery speaker and gained her freedom in 1827. Her speech was delivered at the Women's Convention.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Published Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe Published Uncle Tom’s Cabin
    Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, is published. The novel sold 300,000 copies within three months and was so widely read that when President Abraham Lincoln met Stowe
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    This sparked whether or not Kansas would be a slavery state.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders. The Act served to repeal the Missouri Compromise of 1820 which prohibited slavery north of latitude 36°30´
  • Republican Party Founded

    Republican Party Founded
    By February 1854, anti-slavery Whigs had begun meeting in the upper midwestern states to discuss the formation of a new party. One such meeting, in Wisconsin on March 20, 1854, is generally remembered as the founding meeting of the Republican Party.
  • Dred-Scott Decision

    Dred-Scott Decision
    Dred Scott was an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857
  • Lecompton Constitution

    Lecompton Constitution
    It contained clauses protecting slaveholding and a bill of rights excluding free blacks, and it added to the frictions leading up to the U.S. Civil War.
  • Panic of 1857

    Panic of 1857
    This was an economic panic caused by the economy during the time.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    These debates were between lincoln and douglas about major issues going on during this time.
  • John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

    John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry
    John Brown led a raid on the local federal armory in order to free slaves.
  • Democratic Party Splits into Northern and Southern Halves

    Democratic Party Splits into Northern and Southern Halves
    The Democratic party was split over the issue of slavery. The northern and southern democratic parties grew to different sides and split.
  • South Carolina Secedes from the Union

    South Carolina Secedes from the Union
    The convention then adjourned to Charleston to draft an ordinance of secession. When the ordinance was adopted
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    First president of the Republican Party.
  • Confederate States of America Founded

    Confederate States of America Founded
    In February 1861, representatives from the six seceded states met in Montgomery, Alabama, to formally establish a unified government, which they named the Confederate States of America
  • Firing on Fort Sumter

    Firing on Fort Sumter
    The Battle of Fort Sumter was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War
  • The Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the Southern United States, was a battle of the American Civil War, fought on September 17, 1862, between Confederate
  • Battle of Gettsburg

    Battle of Gettsburg
    is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    In his eulogy on the slain president, he called the Gettysburg Address a "monumental act." He said Lincoln was mistaken that "the world will little note
  • Congress Passed the 13th Amendment

    Congress Passed the 13th Amendment
    The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. In Congress, it was passed by the Senate
  • General U.S. Grant Assumed Command of Union Troops

    General U.S. Grant Assumed Command of Union Troops
    President Abraham Lincoln signs a brief document officially promoting then-Major General Ulysses S. Grant to the rank of lieutenant general of the U.S. Army, tasking the future president with the job of leading all Union troops against the Confederate Army.
  • Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman's March to the Sea
    Sherman's March to the Sea was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 until December 21, 1864, by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army.
  • Abraham Lincoln Reelected

    Abraham Lincoln Reelected
    The 1864 election was the first time since 1812 that a presidential election took place during a war. For much of 1864, Lincoln himself believed he had little chance of being re-elected
  • U.S. Grant Elected President

    U.S. Grant Elected President
    in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He was entrusted with command of all U.S. armies in 1864, and relentlessly pursued the enemy during the Civil War. In 1869, at age 46, Grant became the youngest president in U.S. history to that point
  • Lincoln Assassination

    Lincoln Assassination
    Lincoln was shot during a play and killed by a confederate sympathizer
  • Lee Surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House

    Lee Surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House
    One of the last battles of the civil war.
  • Andrew Johnson Became President

    Andrew Johnson Became President
    17th president of the united states he gained president once Lincoln died
  • Johnson Announced Plans for Presidential Reconstruction

    Johnson Announced Plans for Presidential Reconstruction
    Johnson implemented a plan of Reconstruction that gave the white South a free hand in regulating the transition from slavery to freedom and offered no role to blacks in the politics of the South.
  • Arrival of Scalawags and Carpetbaggers in the South

    Arrival of Scalawags and Carpetbaggers in the South
    carpetbaggers” refers to Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War, during Reconstruction.
  • Ku Klux Klan formed

    Ku Klux Klan formed
    Creation of the Ku Klux Klan a clan against black rights
  • Period of “Redemption” after the Civil War

    Period of “Redemption” after the Civil War
    White Democratic Southerners saw themselves as redeeming the South by regaining power. They appealed to scalawags
  • Freedman’s Bureau Established

    Freedman’s Bureau Established
    During the Reconstruction period after the American Civil War, popular name for the U.S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen
  • Civil Rights Act Passed over Johnson’s Veto

    Civil Rights Act Passed over Johnson’s Veto
    A Republican-dominated Congress enacted a landmark Civil Rights Act on this day in 1866, overriding a veto by President Andrew Johnson. The law's chief thrust was to offer protection to slaves freed in the aftermath of the Civil War.
  • First Congressional Reconstruction Act passed

    First Congressional Reconstruction Act passed
    Reconstruction Acts, U.S. legislation enacted in 1867–68 that outlined the conditions under which the Southern states would be readmitted to the Union following the American Civil War
  • 14th Amendment Ratified

    14th Amendment Ratified
    the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The amendment grants citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" which included former slaves who had just been freed after the Civil War.
  • Andrew Johnson Impeached

    Andrew Johnson Impeached
    impeachment against President Andrew Johnson, nine of which cite Johnson's removal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a violation of the Tenure of Office Act. The House vote made President Johnson the first president to be impeached in U.S. history
  • 15th Amendment Ratified

    15th Amendment Ratified
    This let African American Men to vote
  • Creation of the Radical Republicans

    Creation of the Radical Republicans
    The leading Radicals in Congress were Thaddeus Stevens in the House and Charles Sumner in the Senate. Grant was elected as a Republican
  • Slaughterhouse Cases

    Slaughterhouse Cases
    Innterpretation of the U.S. Constitution's Fourteenth Amendment which had recently been enacted
  • U.S. v. Cruikshank

    U.S. v. Cruikshank
    United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542, was an important United States Supreme Court decision in United States constitutional law, one of the earliest to deal with the application of the Bill of Rights to state governments
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    U.S. presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ended the Reconstruction Era.