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Civil War Timeline

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  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    This book was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The south tried hard to ban her book. This book is considered to be one of the causes of the civil war. When the book was published it became a best seller. Three hundred thousand copies were sold in the first week it was released.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin...Sources

    Uncle Toms Cabin...Sources
    ["Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form." America's Story from America's Library. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://[Uncle Toms Cabin. Web. 28 Sept. 2011. ](http://
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  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    This act was repealed the Missouri Comprimise of 1820. It allowed people to chooshe wether or not they wanted slavery in their state. This was called popular soverienty. Because of this act violence erupted in Kansas. Kansas was nicknamed "Bleeding Kansas" because of this.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act...Sources

    Kansas-Nebraska Act...Sources
    ["WGBH American Experience . Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided . Shifting Political Landscape | PBS." PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.](http://["Abraham Lincoln: Kansas-Nebraska Act." The History Place. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://
  • Dred Scott Decisionn

    Dred Scott Decisionn
    In 1846 Dred Scott who was a slave was helped by "anti slavery" lawyers to fight for his freedom. Dred Scott beleived he should be free because he lived on slave free soil for a long period of time. His case was sent to the Supreme Court. In 1857 Dred Scott lost his case because seven out of nine judges declared that an african american could never be a citizen. The judge also said that no african american has ever been a US citizen.
  • Dred Scott Decision...Sources

    Dred Scott Decision...Sources
    ["Justice Breyer on the Dred Scott Decision." The Defenders Online | A Civil Rights Blog. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.](http://["Abraham Lincoln: Dred Scott Decision." The History Place. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. ](http://
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    In the election of 1868 Abraham Licoln, Stephen Douglas, John Breckinridge, and John Bell were nominated for the election. The south feared that if Lincoln was elected it would mean that an end would come to slavery.They vowed that if he was elected they would secede. Immediately after the election southern states began seceding from the union.
  • Election of 1860...Sources

    Election of 1860...Sources
    ["Lincoln, Abraham: Campaign Poster, 1860 -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia." Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://["The Election of 1860." West Virginia Division of Culture and History. Web. 27 Sept. 2011.](http://
  • Confederate States of America

    Confederate States of America
    Southern delegates came together in Montgomery, Alabama. They decided to call themselves the Confederated States of America. Jefferson Davis became their first president. After the battle of Ft.Sumter the rest of the southern states seceded. The only southern states that didnt secede and join the Confederacy was the border states. The border states included Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware.
  • Confederate States of America...Sources

    Confederate States of America...Sources
    ["Civil War Map and Details." Whitehead Genealogy Web Site. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http:// States of America. Lecture.
  • Emancipation Proclomation

    Emancipation Proclomation
    The Emancipation Proclomation declared that slaves an any state are now free. The executive government and the military helped to ensure the freedoms of each person. When issued president Lincoln asked the slaves to abstain from any violence unless it was neccesary. The Emancipation Proclomation also stated that any person that is in a suitable conditon will be inlisted in the military. Lincoln declared this act to be an act of justice.
  • Emancipation Proclomation...Sources

    Emancipation Proclomation...Sources
    ["Emancipation Proclamation." Abraham Lincoln and Slavery. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://["The Emancipation Proclamation." LibertyOnline® Home Page. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. ](http://
  • Gettysburg Adress

    Gettysburg Adress
    The Gettysburg Adress is a speech given by President Lincoln in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania at a memorial ceremony. Lincolns inspiration for this speech came from the Declaration of Independence. He belived that "all men are created equal". The Gettysburg Adress turned out to be the most famous speech in the entire US history.
  • Gettysburg Adress...Sources

    Gettysburg Adress...Sources
    [American Products Historic Documents & Prints. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://["Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln Civil War Speech." American Civil War History Timelines Battle Map Pictures. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. ](http://
  • Freedmans Bureau...Sources

    Freedmans Bureau...Sources
    ["The Valley of the Shadow: The Aftermath, The Freedman's Bureau." The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://"Freeman's Bureau." Lecture.
  • Freedmans Bureau

    Freedmans Bureau
    The Freedmens Bureau aided former slaves find jobs, It also helped them negotiate labor contracts. It didnt provide land. And the most important thing that they did was educate the formers slaves because they werent taught to read or write. The Freedmens Bureau got most people jobs as either a tenant farmer or a share cropper.
  • Appomattox Courthouse--Surrender...Sources

    Appomattox Courthouse--Surrender...Sources
    ["The Battle of Appomattox Court House Official Records and Battle Description." The American Civil War Home Page. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://["The Appomattox Courthouse Surrender." Kaw Valley Online | USD 321. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. ](http://
  • Appomattox Courthouse--Surrender

    Appomattox Courthouse--Surrender
    General Robert E. Lee and his troops were surrounded and outnumbered. He was forced to surrender. Many of his troops questioned him about his decision and he said “It is our duty to live; for what will become of the women and children of the South if we are not there to support and protect them?”. The conditions to Lees' peaceful surrender were that the officers could keep their weapons, horses, and baggage. General Grant declared it to be "wrong to cheer for the defeat of ones own countrymen.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
    Presidetn Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by an actor named John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln was assassinated at a play at Ford's Theatre. John Wilkes Booth the person who assassinated Lincoln belonged to the confederacy. The plan was not to kill Lincoln, but to kidnapp him and take him to Richmond. When changes got planned Booth came up with another plan. He snuck into president Lincoln's private booth when he was at the play and shot him in the back of the head.
  • Lincoln's Assassination...Sources

    Lincoln's Assassination...Sources
    ["Assassination of Abraham Lincoln - EBook Collection." Topic Sites - Sony Reader, Nook, IPhone, IPod, Android, EBooks, Windows Mobile, Palm, BeBook, Publishers, Downloads. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.](http://["Abraham Lincoln's Assassination — Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts." — History Made Every Day — American & World History. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.](http://
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    This amendment legally ended slavery. The only exception to being forced to work is when your eing punished by the law. Congress has the power to enforce this law.
  • 13th Amendment...Sources

    13th Amendment...Sources
    ["National Constitution Center - Centuries of Citizenship - States Ratify 13th Amendment, Abolishing Slavery in U.S." National Constitution Center: Home. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.](http://["Great American History Thirteenth Amendment." Great American History - Free American History Educational Material. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://
  • 14th Amendment--Date Ratified

    14th Amendment--Date Ratified
    The 14th amendment gave citizenship to everyone born in the United States including former african american slaves. It kept states from denying people there rights of "life, liberty, and property". It also granted them the right of "Due Process". The last thing it granted them was "Equal Protection". The 14th amendment enlarged the protection to these rights to every american.
  • 14th Amendment...Sources

    14th Amendment...Sources
    ["Part 7: News Articles on the 14th Amendment Birthright Citizenship and Anchor Babies." Charleston Tea Party - Conservative News and Commentary – Conservative News and Commentary. Web. 30 Sept. 2011](http://["14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)." Library of Congress Home. Web. 27 Sept. 2011](http://
  • 15th Amendment...Sources

    15th Amendment...Sources
    [](http://["15th Amendment to the Constitution: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)." Library of Congress Home. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.](http://
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    This amendment gave african americans the right to vote. It declared that no US citizen shall be denied the right to vote. This amendment was not realized for almost a century, It took a lot to get the majority of african americans to vot in the south.
  • Election of 1876--Compromise of 1877

    Election of 1876--Compromise of 1877
    In the election of 1876 the republicans nominated Rutherford B. Hayes. The democrats elected Samuel Tilden. Hayes won because he was supported by several southern democrats. They had made a deal called the "Compromise of 1877". This meant Hayes was elected president, the federal troops were pulled out of the south, and reconstruction ended.
  • Election of 1876--Compromise of 1877...Sources

    Election of 1876--Compromise of 1877...Sources
    ["President Rutherford B. Hayes - AmericanPictureLinks.Com." American Picture Links Home Page - AmericanPictureLinks.Com. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. ](http://"Election of 1876-compromise of 1877." Lecture.