This event caused the South to secede from the Union because he didn't believe in slavery and they did. This was Lincoln being named the 16th president of the USA
This was the battle that marked the beginning of the war. It proved a point that the Confederates weren't messing around.
Lincoln orders blockade of the South
He wanted to block off the Confederates. His stredegy was to send his men out and vut them off with three thousand five hundred miles. There was 12 major posts. The union won by sucsefully blocking off the South
1st Battle of Bull Run
It was the first major battle of the Civil War. It proved a point that the Confederates weren't messing around. It was ideal for the North to win this battle, because if they didn't hold off the confederates, they could easily attack on Washington.
Monitor vs. Virginian
They brought iron clads into the war for the first time, which was good for more of a water based battle. It was the first major battle on the water.
Battle of Shiloh
It was a battle fought in Tennessee. The failed signifacance of this was to move Grant's army out of the battle grounds before the actual battle had begun.
7 days campaign
This battle only went on from June 25 to July first. There were six major battles in that span of 7 days. The Union started this with the first battle being the battle of oak grove. The failed significance of this battle was to capture the Confederate capitol of Richmond and end the war. This plan failed. These battles tok up a lot of space, and men.
It was the first major battle to take place on Union soil. It's significance was to weaken the Confederates even more after pursuing their General Lee. The Confederate army was then lead by McLellan.
Second Bull run
It was the second battle of bull run, or the second campaign. It was significant because the Confederates had captured the supply depot of the North.
Emancipation Proclamation issued
This was the plan to right a proclamation saying all slaves will be freed. He rote the preliminary proclomation in September of 1862, and published in the first day of the new year.
This was the main battle of the Chancellorsville campaign. It was significant because It was the first win from the Confederates in a while, and that showed that they weren't giving up.
Battle of Gettysburg
This battle lasted from July First to July Third. This was the major turning point in the War. The North had defeated the South on the South's attempt to attack. Lee and His men decided to retreat back to Virginia. This gave the North a chance to recooperate.
It was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign.
It was a speech told from Abraham Lincoln. It was significant to the war because he addressed main points of what was happening around the country.
There were three battles fought near Chattanooga, Texas, during this time. They were the 1st battle, the 2nd battle, and the campaign. They are signifcant because the Union took out the artiellery of the South.
Ulysses S. Grant takes over the Union Army
This is when Abe Lincoln steps down and appoints Grant as the new commander. It is signifcant because there was a turn in leadership, so there might be a new fighting style that the North had to adapt to.
This was the major battle during the Atlanta Campaign in the civil war. The significance was to take out the supply center of Georgia.
Lincoln Re elected
This is when Abe was re elected as president. It was signifcant because teh war was still going on, aand people still didn't like him, so the war continued.
March to sea
This is the part of the war where many things were destroyed. It was signifacnt to the war because they wanted to shut down the port Savannah.
This is when the port of Savannah was shut down. It was signfcant to the war becasue now nobody could leave from that port.
This is the ammendment that states there is no more slavery, for it has been abolished. This is significant because that's what the war was over, and the law was now passed.
This was significant because it marked the end of the war. It was when lee and his men surrendored to the Union army.
This caused the need for a new president. It was significant because he was the first president to be assasinated.