Civil War Timeline 2

  • 1856 Presidential election

    1856 Presidential  election
    James Buchanan, John C. Fremont, and Millard Fillmore were all going against each other for the presidential election in 1856. James Buchanan was in the lead with 1,836,072. Millard Fillmore was in last place with 873,053.
  • Lincoln And Douglas debate

    Lincoln And Douglas debate
    This debate started in the year of 1858. The Lincoln-Douglas Debate was a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan Douglas.
  • 1859 John Brown

    1859 John Brown
    John Brown’s, mission was to abolishing slavery. On October 16, 1859 he led 21 men on a raid of the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Some of his men were either captured or killed by local farmers or militiamen.
  • 1860 presidential election

    1860 presidential election
    There were four men running up for president. Abraham Lincoln was a Republican and had 1,865,908 votes. John Breckenridge was a Sothern democratic and had 848,019 votes. John bell was a constitutional Union and had 590,901 votes.
  • Southern state secede

    When Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860, the southerners thought the government was becoming too strong. They didn’t think the government had the right to tell them how to live. They felt if they stayed in the united states the north would control them.
  • December 20, 1860 – south Carolina

    December 20, 1860 – south Carolina
    On this day, a secession convention meeting in Charleston. South Carolina, unanimously adopted an ordinance between south Carolina and the united states of America.
  • February 1861 Crittenden plan

    February 1861 Crittenden plan
    The Crittenden plan was a compromise introduced in late February 1861 which did not pass because neither the south nor the north wanted to compromise with new ways; but it might have prevented secessions.
  • 1861 confederate states of America

    1861 confederate states of America
    The confederate state of America in 1861 was a republic formed in February, 1851, and composed of the 11 southern states that seceded from the united states in order to preserve slavery and states’ rights. It was dissolved in 1865 after being defeated in the America civil war.
  • Jefferson Davis president of the confederacy

    Jefferson Davis president of the confederacy
    During civil war the president In the northern state was Abraham Lincoln. In the Southern state Jefferson Davis was the president. Davis had tried to keep the union together,
  • 1856 The Case of Dred Scott

    1856 The Case of Dred Scott
    Dred Scott v. Standford was also known as Dred Scott decision. It was the ruling by the U.S Supreme that people of African descent brought to the united states and held as slaves.