Civil war

Checkpoint 2

By 1jheard
  • University of Georgia Founded

    University of Georgia Founded
    The largest and oldest university in Georgia is the University of Georgia. Its a public university that teaches stuff in great research and how to keep the quality of life up.
  • Capital moved to Louisville

    Capital moved to Louisville
    When the British left the Georgia capital was changed to Augusta and then to Louisville. The people ordered a vote to move the capital to Atlanta and the election was successful.
  • Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney created the cotton gin, which revolutionized cotton farms. It was ten times more efficient at getting the cotton seeds out instead of slaves doing it.
  • Yazoo Land Fraud

    Yazoo Land Fraud
    Georgia wanted to form settlements over west or the Yazoo lands. They were not successful with proposals from the legislative.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Missouri wanted the Union to be a slave state, but if it becomes one the balance of free and slave states would be broken. Missouri got what it wanted, but they have to admit Maine as a free state.
  • Dahlonega Gold Rush

    Dahlonega Gold Rush
    No one knows who started the gold rush, but it started when " Gold" was in the newspaper. Thousands of people came searching for gold and the Cherokees got irritated by all the people on their land.
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    Trail of Tears

    Around 125,000 Native Americans were forced out of their lands where they settled for generations. The Indians had to walk thousands of miles and many of them died.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Georgia wanted Cherokee land, which was north Georgia. They sent Worcester over to the Cherokee territory, and when they sent him he was turning on to the Cherokee's side and he defended them.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    War solved the Compromise of 1850. It consisted creating New Mexico and Utah Territories and debating whether if they are a free or slave land.
  • Georgia Platform

    Georgia Platform
    A state convention in Georgia discussed about slavery and war. They started the convention to prevent disunion.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    This allowed the people to decide whether Kansas and Nebraska are slave or free states. This act repealed the Compromise of 1820.
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott Case
    A slave (Dred Scott) lived with his owner in a free state. He went to court to try to claim his freedom, but the court said that no black can claim citizenship.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Abraham Lincoln won the election and the candidates are from the north and south. After the election seven southern state were setting up for the American Civil War.
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    Union Blockade of Georgia

    Lincoln ordered a naval blockade for the entire southern coastline. The union also built bases around the blockades.
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    Sherman's Atlanta Campaign

    Sherman's task was to cut off vital supply lines in Atlanta. He failed the task, but he did make Atlanta surrender.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Robert E. Lee and George McClellan battled each other by Antietam Creek in Maryland. After the war, with over 22,000 deaths, Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    When the Civil War begun Lincoln thought up the Emancipation Proclamation, but didn't want to issue till later. After the War of Antietam Lincoln Issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which didn't free a single slave it still goes down in history.
  • Battle of Gettysberg

    Battle of Gettysberg
    Robert E. Lee's army of about 60,000 soldiers were battling an army of about 3,000 union troops. Robert's army retreated because, there were too many casualties on his side and he wasn't going to win
  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga
    During the Civil War Braxton Bragg's army beat a union force led by General William Rosecrans. Bragg was losing the battle, so he called for reinforcements. Ulysses S. Grant came with reinforcements and flipped the battle around entirely.
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    Andersonville Prison Camp

    Captured union soldiers would've probably ended up here. Over 33,000 soldiers stayed here and many died from horrible prison conditions.
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    Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman was marching around 60,000 across Georgia to terrorize them. They did this by killing livestock, stealing food, and by fighting people who fought back.
  • Freedman's bureau

    Freedman's bureau
    The bureau was made to help former slaves after the war. Many slaves were still struggling and were mistreated. soon after the bureau was discontinued. The picture messed up. sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Thirteenth Amendment
    This amendment ended slavery in the U.S. This happened right after the American Civil War.
  • Ku Klux Klan Formed

    Ku Klux Klan Formed
    The K.K.K. was about in every southern state. They terrorized African Americans and sometimes even murdered them.
  • Henry McNeal Turner

    Henry McNeal Turner
    He was one of the best African American leaders of the nineteenth century. He was ranked up to bishop in his church in Georgia.
  • Fourteenth Amendment

    Fourteenth Amendment
    This gains former slaves citizenship and equal rights. This happened right after the American Civil War.
  • Fifteenth Amendment

    Fifteenth Amendment
    This give former slaves and colored people the right to vote. It took about 100 years for some states in the south to let blacks vote.