Uncle Toms Cabinauthor: Harriet Beecher Stowe
published in 1852
banned in the south
south hated the book because it showed the true life of slaves
one of the causes of the civil war
Mix, D. "Causes of the Civil War." Uncle Toms Cabin. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011
Kansas-Nebraska Actproposed by stephen douglas
set to undo the missouri compromise
it would let kansas and nebraska decide if they are free states or not. this would be done with popular sovereignty
led to bleeding kansas
Mix, D. "Causes of the Civil War." Kansas-Newbraska Act. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011
dred scott decisiondred scott lived in a free state for a long time. when he was moved to a slave state by his owner he sued for his freedom. the court ruled african americans were not citizens. federal government could not prohibit slavery in the territories
Mix, D. "Dred Scott Decision." Dred Scott Decision. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011.
election of 1860republicans won with their candidate abraham lincolin.the main concern of this election was slavery. south carolina secede because of him being elected.
Mix, D. "Secession and War." Election of 1860. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011. Lecture
confederate states of america formedthere were 11 states in the cofederacy. jefferson davis was there president. first battle was at fort sumter sc. fist state to secede from the us was south carolina
Mix, D. "Secession and War." Lecture. Confedrate States of America. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011.
emancipation proclamationabolished slavery in states in war with the union
signed by abraham lincoln
signed in 1862
gave a reason to the north to fight the civil war
"Featured Document: The Emancipation Proclamation." National Archives and Records Administration. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/.
gettysburg addresslincoln dedicated some of the battle field to a cemetery
admonished that the war was not regional but for freedom
took 2 hours to introduce lincoln but his speech only took 2 min.
Mix, D. "Major Battles of the Civil War." Gettysburg Address. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011. Lecture
freedman's bureu foundedhelped freed slaves with life after the war
this was things such as jobs clothing and food
founded to help free slaves after the war
Mix, D. "The Effects of Th War and Reconstruction." The Freedman's Bureau. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011. Lecture.
Appomattox courthouse the surrenderlast battle of the civil war. when Robert E Lee surrendered to Grant on april 9 1865. Mix, D. "Major Battles of the Civil War." Appomattox Courthouse. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011. Lecture.
lincoln assassinationhe was killed on april 4th 1865 by john wilkes booth
he was whatching a play with his wife theplay was called Our American Cousin five days after the end of the war.
Abraham Lincoln's Assassination — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts." History.com — History Made Every Day — American & World History. Web. 03 Oct. 2011.
13th amendmentabolished slavery every were in the united states gave rights to all slaves and gave them the right to live on there own. they went to the freesmans bureau for cloths and food.
"America's Historical Documents." National Archives and Records Administration. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/document.html?doc=9.
14th amendmentgave citizenship to all and give people due process and everyone has rights"14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)." Library of Congress Home. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/14thamendment.html.
15th amendmentgave all men the right to vote including all blacks but even though the men could vot the women could not.
"15th Amendment to the Constitution: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)." Library of Congress Home. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/15thamendment.html.
election of 1876 and compromise of 1877in the election of 1876 and tilden missed majority by 1 vote so people come up with the compromise of 1877 to elect rutherford B hayes
Mix, D. "Reconstruction:power Struggle-grant-end of Reconstruction." Elevtion of 1876. Nvhs, Henderson. 3 Oct. 2011. Lecture.