Chapter 16 Timeline

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  • Missouri Compromise proposed

  • Wilmot Proviso proposed

    Stop spread of slavery to west (House passed and Senate defeated)
  • Formation of Free Soil Party

    Stop spread of slavery in West
  • Compromise of 1850 passed

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin published

  • Kansas-Nebraska Act proposed

    -bill passed
    -2 years later, President says that it isn't constitutional to say that you don't like the elected government and then start your own. (that government was disbanded, and Kansas continued to be a slave state)
  • Formation of Republican party

    Goal: Stop spread of slavery -> keep it out of the West
    -Free Soilers, Northern Democrats, Anti-Slavery Whigs
  • Dred Scott Decision

  • Abraham Lincoln runs for Senator

  • John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

    -Nobody came, he was caught and accused of intended murderer and treason
    -sentenced to death penalty and hanged
  • Lincoln Elected President

    THINGS TO KNOW: -Who the Constitutional Union Party was
    -Who the candidates were
    -10 states didn't even have Lincoln on the ballot
  • South Carolina secedes from the Union

  • Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi had all seceded

  • Fort Sumter

  • Bull Run

  • Monitor vs. Merrimack

  • Shiloh

    -one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War
  • Seizing of New Orleans and Memphis

  • Antietam

  • Fredericksburg

  • Emancipation Proclamation issued by Lincoln

  • Chancellorsville

  • Vicksburg

  • Gettysburg

  • Pickett's Charge

  • Fort Wagner

  • Gettysburg Address

  • Shenandoah

  • Sherman's March to the Sea

  • Appomattox

  • Civil War Ends