Civil War

Timeline created by brantbowen25
In History
  • Missouri compromise

    Missouri compromise
    Decided where slave states would be; above the line free, below slave.
  • Nat Turner slave rebellion

    Nat Turner slave rebellion
    Slave rebellion that killed 65 people
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    Failed proposal to ban slavery in new Mexican territory
  • War with Mexico

    War with Mexico
    Mexo-American war over Texas territory
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Got rid of the Missouri compromise and introduced popular sovereignty and fugitive slave law
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    Allowed escaped slaves to be brought back into the south
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    A book that exposed the horrors of slavery
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Repealed Missouri compromise and added popular poverty
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Battle between northerners and southerners
  • Dread Scott Case

    Dread Scott Case
    Court ruled against and he went back into slavery
  • John Brown's raid on Harper's ferry

    John Brown's raid on Harper's ferry
    Small raid with intention to start a slave uprising
  • President Lincoln Election Date

    President Lincoln Election Date
    Abe Lincoln Elected President
  • South Carolina Secedes

    South Carolina Secedes
    SC becomes the first state to leave the US
  • Formation of the Confederate State of America

    Formation of the Confederate State of America
    The Confederate states are created
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    SC attacks US fort and Takes it over
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Bloodiest battle of civil war, northern win
  • Vickburg

    Vickburg
    Battle that gave union control of Mississippi river
  • Gettysburg

    Gettysburg
  • Appomattox Courthouse

    Appomattox Courthouse
    Where the south surrendered