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    Civil War

  • The South Secedes

    The South Secedes
    The Southern start to leave the Union because Lincoln was elected. Also, they because they thought Lincoln was going to end slavery and affect their way of life in the South.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Fort Sumter is the first battle in which starts the Civil War. The North is occuping a military base in the South which the South wants them to leave peacefully or they will attack. They did not leave and they were fired upon until their surrender. And with this the Civil War had started.
  • Blockade

    The North put up a Blockade on the South. This caused a major economical effect on the econmy of the South.
  • Help From Europe to the Confederates

    Help From Europe to the Confederates
    The Confederate States needed help in this war against the North. So, they asked many countries in Europe for help to beat the North and became their own coutry.
  • First Battle of Bullrun

    First Battle of Bullrun
    The battle of bull run was the first major battle of the civil war. This battle war the first bloodiest so far and it was a victory for the Confederates.
  • Battle of the "Monitor" and the "Merrimack"

    Battle of the "Monitor" and the "Merrimack"
    This was a battle at sea. This was the first time that 2 ironclad ship fought one another. Nobody knew for sure who won this battle.
  • Confederate New Law

    Confederate New Law
    This Confederate Law was that men were to be draft to the Confederate army. It was from the ages of 18-55 years old.
  • Richmond Bread Riot

    Richmond Bread Riot
    This is when the women of the South were made about the cost of bread during the war. Many women went out into the stores to steal food for their families.
  • Second Battle of Bullrun

    Second Battle of Bullrun
    The 2 sides fought again in Virgina where the first battle of Bull run happened. In this outcome the South won again aganist the North.
  • Battle of Perryville

    Battle of Perryville
    Buell's arm stopped Bragg's invasion from going into Kentucky. The Union won this battle and sent the Confederates back down.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    Burnside went into Fredericksburg with his new army. But they were slaughter terriablely. The Confederate killed over 15,000 of the Union's men.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    This was a law passed by Lincoln saying that all slaves in the South were free. This really did not do anything since the South no longer followed the North.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The Confederate army command by Lee invaded Pennsylvania. Even though the Union won, it was the bloodiest battle in the whole Civil War.
  • Gettysburg Adress

    Gettysburg Adress
    Lincoln gave a speech about what had happened in the Battle of Gettysburg. It was one of Lincoln most famous speeches he gave.
  • Confederate Dollar

    Confederate Dollar
    In 1864, the Confederate dollar was worth $0.05 of gold in the South. This caused a lot economial problems for the people of the South.
  • Grant appointed Commander-in-Chief

    Grant appointed Commander-in-Chief
    Grant was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Union's armies. He made the decisions of where the Union should attack the Confederates.
  • Siege of Petersburg

    Siege of Petersburg
    This is a long battle that takes over 9 months. That is because this is where Grant surrounds Lee's army in Virgina.
  • Election of Lincoln

    Election of Lincoln
    Lincoln was re-elected president of the United States. He destroyed the other person who ran aganist him.
  • Lee becomes general

    Lee becomes general
    Lee was given the title of general of the Confederate army. He took command of the Confederate army in February.
  • Battle of Petersburg and Richmond

    Battle of Petersburg and Richmond
    After nine long months Grant and his armies break through the south of Richmond. This causes Lee to retreat back and losing both Petersburg and Richmond.
  • Battle of Appomattox Court House

    Battle of Appomattox Court House
    This is when General Lee surrendered to General Grant after they were surrounded by the Union army. Lee and Grant decide on a treaty to compromise both the North and South.
  • Lincoln's assassination

    Lincoln's assassination
    Lincoln is killed when he is watching a play with his wife. John Wilkes Booth is the man who killed Lincoln at the theater.
  • Confederate's surrender

    Confederate's surrender
    These were the last Confederates still fighting aganist the Union. Until May 26, 1865 it was made official that all of the Confederate armies have surrender to the Union Army.