The interception of Confederate leaders bound for Europe seeking help in the revolution.
Battle of Shiloh
The Battle of Shiloh is a major battle that took place in West Tennessee. It was an extremely harsh battle, and resulted in a Union Victory.
Battle of Antietam
The Battle Antietam was the first major battle on Union Soil. It was a union victory. Seeing as the loss of life in the conflict tilted favorable to the union cause.
Battle of Fredricksburg
The Battle of Fredricksburg was a major Confederate victory in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, which led to the loss of nearly 13,000 fighting men.
The Emancipation Proclamation was Abraham Lincoln's executive order to free all of the southern slaves.
Battle of Chancellorsville
The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the Civil War, it was one of the most significant Confederate victories, in which General Lee divided his troops against a larger union force.
Siege of Vicksburg
The siege of Vicksburg was the result of Genral Grant having two failed assaults on Confederate lines, and then cutting off the city of Vicksburg to all outside support in order to wait them out.
Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg was a major Union Victory, in which they defended the town ofGettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle was cause for many proceeding events.
New York Draft Riots
The draft riots were the public' revolt against the civil war draft.
First Battle Of Murfreesboro
The First battle of Murfreesboro was a decisive Confederate victory, in which they overran Union lines and took over their camps and field hospital. They also helped to destroy railroads and other infrastructure.
Battle of Chattanooga
The Battle of Chattanooga was a decisive victory for the Union. They held Lookout Mountain, and kept the revels at bay.
The Gettysburg Address was a speech given by President Lincoln to memorialize the battle of Gettysburg, and to honor the men who died there.
Ten Percent Plan
Battle of Fort Pillow
The battle of Fort Pillow is considered one of the darkest battles of the Civil War, where confederate group massacred black union troops which were trying to surrender.
Wade- Davis Bill
The Wade-Davis was a radical republican supported bill that required southern states to completely renounce the confederacy in a poll before re-admittance would be acknowledged. It was passed through congress, but then vetoed.
Battle of Nashville
One of the last major Battle of the war, the Battle of Nashville was a large loss for confederate forces, seeing as they suffered nearly 6,000 casualties.
Freedman's Bureau Founded
The. Freedman's Bureau was founded on March. 3, 1865 in order to provide support to freed slaves that needed work.
President Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth during a show at the Ford Theater.
The black codes were laws and acts in the southern states that attempted to hinder blacks from getting jobs, or having equal rights in the south.
The thirteenth amendment abolished slavery outright.
The. Klu Klux Klan was founded on Christmas Eve, 1865 in Pulaski, TN.
Civil rights Act of 1866
The Civil Rights act of 1866 offered equal protection and opportunity to all citizens, no matter race or creed.
1st reconstruction act
The first reconstruction acts were the first steps to recreating a unified United States of America.
President. Johnson Impeached
President Johnson was impeached in 1868 due to failures to hold the office of the president honorable and with dignity, seeing as he was often drunk and disorderly, even at important occasions.
The 14th Amendment basically guarantees the basic rights of all citizens, no meter race or creed.
The Hayes Tilden compromise was a verbal understand that President Rutherford B Hayes would win the election, as long as he agreed to pull federal troops out of southern politics
End of Reconstruction
In 1877, the. Electoral count Act required that all federal troops were to be removed from "peacekeeping" roles in the southern states.