Civil War

  • Harriet Tubman and the underground railroad

    Harriet Tubman Escaped slavery with her brothers and worked as a conductor for the underground railroad for 10 years.
  • The Kansas Nebraska Act

    a territorial organic act that created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska
  • John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry

    an effort to initiate a slave revolt in Southern states by taking over the United States arsenal
  • Election of 1860

    The 1860 United States presidential election was the 19th quadrennial presidential election
  • Confederate States of America is formed

    The Confederate States, was an unrecognized breakaway republic in North America
  • Fort Sumter

    the Confederate States attacked the United States military garrison, Less than two days later, the fort surrendered. No one was killed. But it did start the civil war.
  • Civil War Begins

    Confederate troops fired on Fort Sumter in South Carolina's Charleston Harbor, Union forces surrendered
  • Battle of Bull Run

    the first major battle of the American Civil War
  • Jefferson Davis elected

    Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Provisional Government of the Confederacy as a compromise between moderates and radicals
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. The proclamation declared that all persons held as slaves within the rebellious states are, and henceforward shall be free.
  • Gettysburg Battle

    The single bloodiest battle in the history of America. It took three days, and over 50 thousand people died.
  • Sherman’s March to the Sea

    a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia by William Tecumseh Sherman, who was a general of the Union Army.
  • Ulysses S. Grant Appomattox courthouse

    It was one of the last battles of the American Civil War, The confederacy surrendered at the Appomattox courthouse.
  • Abraham Lincoln Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, an actor, while attending a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.
  • 13th amendment

    The 13th amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
  • 14th Amendment

    The 14th amendment granted citizenship and equal civil and legal rights to African Americans and enslaved people who had been freed after the Civil War.
  • 15th amendment

    The 15th amendment gave the right of United States citizens to vote no matter their race, color, or previous condition of servitude.