Civil war 2

Civil War, The Reconstruction, Imperialism, and WW 1 Timeline

By BulLala
  • Lewis and Clark return from exploring the Louisiana Purchase

    Lewis and Clark return from exploring the Louisiana Purchase
  • Britain establishes a colony on the Cape of Good Hope

    Britain establishes a colony on the Cape of Good Hope
    In 1795, Britain occupied the Cape of Good Hope, but only in 1806 did Britain establish their first colony on the Cape.
  • Texas becomes a Republic

    Texas becomes a Republic
    March 2, 1836
  • Texas wins Independence from Mexico (Texas Revolution)

    Texas wins Independence from Mexico (Texas Revolution)
    Oct 2, 1835 – Apr 21, 1836
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    The Opium Wars

  • The first Opium War

    The first Opium War
    1839 – 1842, Britain vs. Qing dynasty
  • Treaty of Nanjing (ended first opium war)

    Treaty of Nanjing (ended first opium war)
  • Texas was annexed by US

    Texas was annexed by US
    December 29, 1845
  • Mexican-American War

    Mexican-American War
    In Apr 25, 1846, The mexican American war began and ended in Feb 2, 1848 with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • US commodore Perry in Tokyo Harbor

    US commodore Perry in Tokyo Harbor
  • The Crimean War

    The Crimean War
    Oct 5, 1853 – Mar 30, 1856, Ottoman Empire, France, and Britain vs. Russia
  • Britain governs India directly

    Britain governs India directly
  • Sepoy Mutiny

    Sepoy Mutiny
    May 10, 1857 – Nov 1, 1858
  • The second Opium War

    The second Opium War
    October 8, 1856 – October 18, 1860, France and Britain vs. Qing dynasty
  • The first states to succeed

    The first states to succeed
    In December 20, 1860, South Carolina was the first state to succeed.
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    Civil War

  • Start of the Civil War

    Start of the Civil War
    In April 12, 1861, the civil war started with the Confederates firing on Ft. Sumter in South Carolina.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run
    July 21, 1861
  • The Battle of Ironclads

    The Battle of Ironclads
    Mar 8, 1862 – Mar 9, 1862
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Apr 6, 1862 – Apr 7, 1862
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    January 1, 1863
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was fought from Jul 1, 1863 – Jul 3, 1863, at the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle was said to have the greatest number of casualties in the war. It was also the farthest most battle that was fought by the Confederacy.
  • The Battle of Vicksburg

    The Battle of Vicksburg
    The Battle of Vicksburg was fought from May 18, 1863 – July 4, 1863
    in Vicksburg, Mississippi. It split the South in half by cutting off the Mississippi river.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    The Gettysburg Address was presented by Abram Lincoln on November 19, 1863 at the Gettysburg Battle field in honor of the fallen solders. But it was also written to tell people that the solders died bravely fighting for freedom and that the Union should keep fighting to unite the north and south.
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    The Reconstruction

  • Abraham is reelected

    Abraham is reelected
    November 4, 1864
  • Sherman's march to the sea

    Sherman's march to the sea
    Nov 15, 1864 – Dec 21, 1864
  • Freedman's Bureau

    Freedman's Bureau
    March 3, 1865
  • Battle of Appomattox Court House

    Battle of Appomattox Court House
    April 9, 1865
  • Lincoln's assassination

    Lincoln's assassination
    On April 15, 1865, in his box at Ford's Theater in Washington, Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, who was a supporter of slavery.
  • Johnson becomes President

    Johnson becomes President
    As soon as Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865, he was appointed from vice president to president.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The amendment was passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified on December 6, 1865. It officially abolished slavery and involuntary servitude with the exception of labor as a punishment.
  • The founding of the KKK (Ku Klux Klan)

    The founding of the KKK (Ku Klux Klan)
    December 24, 1865 - present
  • Civil Rights Act of 1866

    Civil Rights Act of 1866
    The civil rights act was the first US federal law that guaranteed civil rights to all US citizens including blacks.
  • Memphis Race Riots

    Memphis Race Riots
    May 1, 1866 – May 3, 1866
  • Start of the Austria-Hungary Empire

    Start of the Austria-Hungary Empire
  • Singapore becomes British colony

    Singapore becomes British colony
  • The Alaskan Purchase/rent or Stewards folly

    The Alaskan Purchase/rent or Stewards folly
  • Reconstruction Act of 1867 (1st Reconstruction act)

    Reconstruction Act of 1867 (1st Reconstruction act)
    The act became law on March 2, 1867, after Congress overrode a presidential veto. The Reconstruction Act act created five military districts in the seceded states with the exception of Tennessee.
  • 2nd Reconstruction act

    2nd Reconstruction act
    March 27, 1867
  • 3rd Reconstruction act

    3rd Reconstruction act
    July 19, 1867
  • Johnson's impeachment trial

    Johnson's impeachment trial
    In March 1867 Congress passed the Tenure of Office Act over his veto, which is a United States federal law that was intended to restrict the power of the president to remove certain office-holders without the approval of the Senate. So basically the senate accused Johnson of trying to remove Edwin N. from office. The votes were cast in February 24, 1868 and Johnson barely remained in office by 1 vote.
  • 4th Reconstruction act

    4th Reconstruction act
    March 11, 1868
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The 14th amendment was ratified on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments. It grant citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States, which granted citizenship to all former slaves.
  • Ulysses S. Grant becomes president

    Ulysses S. Grant becomes president
    On November 3, 1868 Grant was elected.
  • Henry Morton Stanley explores the Congo

    Henry Morton Stanley explores the Congo
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Passed by Congress February 26, 1869, and ratified February 3, 1870, as the third and last of the Reconstruction Amendments. The 15th amendment granted African American men the right to vote.
  • The founding of the German Empire

    The founding of the German Empire
    January 18, 1871
  • Hayes elected

    Hayes elected
    On November 7, 1876 Republican Rutherford B. Hayes ran against Democrat Samuel J. Tilden and won. Hayes withdrew the last federal troops from the south causing the end of the reconstruction era.
  • Czar Alexander II in assassinated

    Czar Alexander II in assassinated
  • The first Boer War

    The first Boer War
    December 16, 1880 – March 23, 1881
  • Pogroms against the Jews spread/emigration of the Jewish people

    Pogroms against the Jews spread/emigration of the Jewish people
  • Dedication of the Statue of Liberty

    Dedication of the Statue of Liberty
    Given to the US by France on October 28, 1886, to signify the 100th anniversary of the American Revolution and the US and France being allies.
  • French Indochina formed

    French Indochina formed
  • Czar Alexander III dies and Nicholas II takes over

    Czar Alexander III dies and Nicholas  II takes over
  • First Sino-Japanese War

    First Sino-Japanese War
    Aug 1, 1894 – Apr 17, 1895
  • Plessy v. Ferguson case in 1896

    Plessy v. Ferguson case in 1896
    Homer Plessy, who was a freed African American, refused to leave a whites only train car and stated that the 14th amendment says everyone is equal including blacks. However the court claimed that segregation was legal because there were separate but equal facilities. Because of the court’s claim, segregation spread even faster.
  • The Spanish American War

    The Spanish American War
    Apr 21, 1898 – Dec 10, 1898
  • US acquired Philippines, and annexed Hawaii (1898-1899)

    US acquired Philippines, and annexed Hawaii (1898-1899)
    The US annexed Hawaii on July 7, 1898, and acquired the Philippines on February 4, 1899, from the Spanish. But they officially captured the Philippines after the Philippine American War because the Pilipino people wanted independence.
  • Open Door policy

    Open Door policy
    1899 and 1900
  • The Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Rebellion
    This rebellion was from November 2, 1899 – September 7, 1901. It was against aliens, imperialists, and Christians.
  • The Second Boer War

    The Second Boer War
    October 11, 1899 – May 31, 1902
  • The Philippine American War

    The Philippine American War
    February 4, 1899 - July 2, 1902
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
    1904-1905
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
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    Bloody Sunday

    January 22, 1905 – January 9, 1905
  • Moscow uprising of 1905

    Moscow uprising of 1905
    December 9, 1905 – December 20, 1905
  • Japan annexes Korea

    Japan annexes Korea
    August 22, 1910
  • End of Qing Dynasty

    End of Qing Dynasty
    FORMALLY ended on Feb. 12, 1912.
  • The Height of the British Empire

    The Height of the British Empire
    1815 - 1914
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    1904 - 1914
  • The Ottoman Turks join the Central Powers

    The Ottoman Turks join the Central Powers
    Germany secretly recruits the Ottoman Turks on August 2, 1914.
  • ANZAC forces join the Allied power and fought in the Gallipoli campaign

    ANZAC forces join the Allied power and fought in the Gallipoli campaign
    Austria and New Zealand fought for the allies on April 25, 1914 in the Galipoli campaign.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    June 28, 1914
  • WW 1 begins

    WW 1 begins
    Austria declares war on Serbia
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    WW 1

    Main fighting forces:
    Allied - Great Britain, Russia, France
    Central Powers - Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary Russia was with the Central Powers for a short amount of time before it joined the Alliance. Italy changed sides in the middle of the war to join the Allies.
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    Aug 26, 1914 – Aug 30, 1914
  • First Battle of the Marne

    First Battle of the Marne
    Sep 6, 1914 – Sep 10, 1914
  • Battle of Galicia/Battle of Lemberg

    Battle of Galicia/Battle of Lemberg
    September 11, 1914
  • Battle of Galicia

    Battle of Galicia
    September 11, 1914
  • First Battle of Ypres

    First Battle of Ypres
    Oct 19, 1914 – Nov 30, 1914
  • Soldiers start to battle on the Western Front

    Soldiers start to battle on the Western Front
  • Sinking of the RMS Lusitania

    Sinking of the RMS Lusitania
    The Germans sank the British passenger ship, the Lusitania, on May 7, 1915, because they claimed it was carrying ammunition, which was true.
  • Second Battle of Ypres

    Second Battle of Ypres
    Apr 22, 1915 – May 25, 1915
  • Gallipoli campaign

    Gallipoli campaign
    Feb 19, 1915 – Jan 9, 1916
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    May 31, 1916 – Jun 1, 1916
  • Battle at Verdun

    Battle at Verdun
    From Feb 21, 1916, to Dec 18, 1916, the French engage the Germans in the process of defending their land.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
    Feb 21, 1916 – Dec 18, 1916
  • Grigorii Rasputin is murdered

    Grigorii Rasputin is murdered
  • Lenin returns from exile

    Lenin returns from exile
  • The Zimmerman telegram

    The Zimmerman telegram
    The telegram was sent on March 1, 1917, and was intercepted and deciphered by the British in January of 1917. The telegram was sent by Germany to Mexico promising that if Mexico joined the Axis, then Germany would help get back the land that they lost to the US.
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    Russian Revolution

    March 8, 1917 – June 16, 1923
  • Fall of the Russian Empire

    Fall of the Russian Empire
    March 15, 1917
  • February Revolution/February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution

    February Revolution/February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution
    March 8, 1917 – March 16, 1917
  • The US enters WW1

    The US enters WW1
    April 2, 1917
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge
    Apr 9, 1917 – Apr 12, 1917
  • Battle of Arras

    Battle of Arras
    Apr 9, 1917 – May 16, 1917
  • Russia is officially declared a republic

    Russia is officially declared a republic
  • Great October Socialist Revolution/Bolshevik revolution

    Great October Socialist Revolution/Bolshevik revolution
    November 6, 1917 – November 8, 1917
  • Third Battle of Ypres/Battle of Passchendaele

    Third Battle of Ypres/Battle of Passchendaele
    Jul 31, 1917 – Nov 10, 1917
  • Battle of Caporetto

    Battle of Caporetto
    Oct 24, 1917 – Nov 19, 1917
  • Battle of Cambrai

    Battle of Cambrai
    Nov 20, 1917 – Dec 6, 1917
  • Armistice between Russia and the allies is signed

    Armistice between Russia and the allies is signed
  • Battle of Jerusalem

    Battle of Jerusalem
    December 30, 1917
  • Fall of the German Empire

    Fall of the German Empire
    November 1918
  • Fall of the Austria-Hungary Empire

    Fall of the Austria-Hungary Empire
  • Fourteen Points

    Fourteen Points
    January 8, 1918
  • Russia signs the treaty with Germany letting it out of the war

    Russia signs the treaty with Germany letting it out of the war
    March 3, 1918
  • Second Battle of the Marne

    Second Battle of the Marne
    Jul 15, 1918 – Aug 6, 1918
  • Battle of Vittorio Veneto

    Battle of Vittorio Veneto
    Oct 24, 1918 – Nov 3, 1918
  • Armistice signed as Allies defeat Central Powers

    Armistice signed as Allies defeat Central Powers
    November 11, 1918
  • End of WW 1

    End of WW 1
    November 11, 1918
  • Rowlatt Act

    Rowlatt Act
    The acts came into effect in 21 March 1919.
  • Amritsar massacre/Jallianwala Bagh massacre

    Amritsar massacre/Jallianwala Bagh massacre
    13 April 1919
  • May Fourth Movement

    May Fourth Movement
    May 4, 1919
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The treaty was signed on June 28, 1919, but came into effect on January 10, 1920.
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    The Spanish Flu pandemic lasted from February 1918 - April 1920. It has a death count of 50,000,000 and it infected 500 million people, which was about 1/3 of the world's population back then.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    January 10, 1920
  • Russian Civil War

    Russian Civil War
    November 7, 1917 – October 25, 1922
  • Dissolution/weakening of the Ottoman Empire

    Dissolution/weakening of the Ottoman Empire
    Jan 9, 1792 – Jul 24, 1923
  • The fall of the Ottoman Empire

    The fall of the Ottoman Empire
    The Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299 and was dissolved on October 29, 1923.
  • Mexican Revolution

    Mexican Revolution
    November 20, 1910 - 1924
  • The Salt March

    The Salt March
    Mar 12, 1930 – Apr 6, 1930
  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act
    August 2, 1935
  • Long March

    Long March
    Oct 16, 1934 – Oct 22, 1935
  • India Claims Independence from Britain

    India Claims Independence from Britain
    August 14, 1947
  • Alaska becomes a state

    Alaska becomes a state
    January 3, 1959
  • Hawaii becomes a state

    Hawaii becomes a state
    August 21, 1959
  • The British Empire

    1490/1600s - 1960s