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civil war

  • Abolition

    Abolition
    s the act of getting rid of something, like the abolition of slavery. One of the greatest moments in the history of the United States was the abolition of slavery:
  • the liberator

    the liberator
    The Liberator was a weekly abolitionist newspaper, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    also known as the Southampton Insurrection was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia.
  • the north star

    the north star
    is famous for holding nearly still in our sky while the entire northern sky moves around it.
  • compromise of 1850

    compromise of 1850
    was a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850 that defused a political confrontation between slave and free states on the status of territories acquired in the Mexican–American War.
  • Fugitive slave Act

    Fugitive slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 was part of the Compromise of 1850. The act required that slaves be returned to their owners, even if they were in a free state. The act also made the federal government responsible for finding, returning, and trying escaped slaves.
  • uncle Tom's cabin

    uncle Tom's cabin
    life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S. and is said to have "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War".
  • kansas-Nebraska Act

    kansas-Nebraska Act
    It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
  • Dread Scott v. sandford

    Dread Scott v. sandford
    was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that the Constitution of the United States was not meant to include American citizenship
  • Abraham lincoln and stephen douglas Debates

    Abraham lincoln and stephen douglas Debates
    Douglas debates were a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln, the Republican Party candidate for the United States Senate from Illinois, and incumbent Senator Stephen Douglas, the Democratic Party candidate,lincoln won
  • john brown's raid/harpers ferry

    john brown's raid/harpers ferry
    effort by abolitionist John Brown to initiate an armed slave revolt in Southern states by taking over a United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. It has been called the dress rehearsal for the Civil War.
  • Abraham lincoln becomes president

    Abraham lincoln becomes president
    abraham Lincoln became President of the United States—that's 150 years ago. ... Many Southerners feared that Lincoln would end slavery if he became President. So after Lincoln was elected, 11 states seceded, or broke away, from the U.S. These were mostly states in the South.
  • formation of the confederacy

    formation of the confederacy
    It was established in 1861 the state that joined were the Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Arkansas the president were Abraham lincoln
  • Attack on fort sumter

    Attack on fort sumter
    The Battle of Fort Sumter was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the South Carolina militia, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War.
  • battle of Bull run

    battle of Bull run
    The First Battle of Bull Run, also known as the First Battle of Manassas, was the first major battle of the American Civil War and was a Confederate victory.
  • Battle at Antietam

    Battle at Antietam
    also known as the Battle of Sharps burg, particularly in the Southern United States, was a battle of the American Civil War, fought on September 17, 1862, between Confederate .
  • Emancipation proclamation

    Emancipation proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln effective
  • battle at Gettysburg

    battle at Gettysburg
    three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863) Example of: address, speech. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience.
  • battle at Gettysburg

    battle at Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point.
  • battle at Vicksburg

    battle at Vicksburg
    the final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War. ... Vicksburg was the last major Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River; therefore, capturing it completed the second part of the Northern strategy, the Anaconda Plan.
  • Sherman's march

    Sherman's march
    Sherman's March to the Sea was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 until December 21, 1864, by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army.
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Thirteenth Amendment
    he Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. In Congress, it was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, and by the House on January 31, 1865. The amendment was ratified by the required number of states on December 6, 1865.
  • surrender at Appomattox court house

    surrender at Appomattox court house
    The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought in Appomattox County, Virginia, on the morning of April 9, 1865, was one of the last battles of the American Civil War
  • Assassination of Abraham linclon

    Assassination of Abraham linclon
    Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis
  • Income tax

    Income tax
    State income tax is a direct tax levied by a state on your income. Income is what you earned in or from the state and, in your home state, it may mean all your income everywhere.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.
  • underground railroad

    underground railroad
    The Underground Railroad was the term used to describe a network of meeting places, secret routes, passageways and safe houses used by slaves in the U.S. to escape slave holding states to northern states and Canada.
  • conscription

    conscription
    Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service. Conscription dates back to antiquity and continues in some countries to the present day under various names.