Causes of the Civil War

Timeline created by jskeff
In History
  • End of the Revolutionary War

  • Passage of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787

  • Signing of the Constitution

  • Invention of the Cotton Gin

  • Louisiana Purchase

  • Start of War of 1812

  • Passage of Tariff of 1816

  • Missouri Compromise

  • Indian Removal Act

  • Trail of Tears [Start of...]

  • Garrison begins "The Liberator"

  • Nat Turner Rebellion

  • Declaration of Texas Independence

  • Douglas publishes autobiography

  • Wilmot Proviso

  • Discovery of Gold - California

  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  • Compromise of 1850

  • Stowe publishes "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

  • Gadsden Purchase

  • Birth of Republican Party

  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

  • Start of Bleeding Kansas

  • Attack on Charles Sumner

  • Dredd Scott Decision

  • Delany publishes "Blake"

  • John Brown's Raid

  • Lincoln Elected President

  • South Carolina Secedes

  • Attack on Fort Sumter

  • Passage of the 13th Amendment

  • Passage of the 14th Amendment