Clara Barton by Kayleigh Latimer

  • BIRTHDAY!!!!

    She was born into a bad family, with her parents troubled marriage, her youngest sisters death, and her brothers questionable dealings she could have easily turned into a different person.
  • Period: to

    Clara Bartons lifetime

  • William Harrison

    William Harrison
    William Henry Harrison dies after 30 days in office.
  • House of Representatives

    House of Representatives
    House of Repreentatives lifts the gag rule in 1844.
  • Baptist Church

    Baptist Church
    The baptist church splits over the slavery issue.
  • Michigan

    Michigan becomes the first state to abolish slavery.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell

    Elizabeth Blackwell
    Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to get a medical degree, I believe this could have been good encouragement for Clara in the fight for wemons rights.
  • Stop teaching

    Stop teaching
    Clara Barton stopped teaching to go study at Clinton Liberaal Institute in New York.
  • U.S. Navy

    U.S. Navy
    The U,S, Navy outlaws flogging, this would be very important for anyone fighting for fair treatment of everyone.
  • Boredentown

    Clara moved to Boredentown to fix moe schools like the ones she fixed in Massachusetts.
  • Dismissed

    Clara and other female clerks were dismissed.
  • The Patent Office

    The Patent Office
    Clara regains her position at a patent office.
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    South Carolina votes 169-0 seceded from the Union. This event is what kick starts the Civil war.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The first shots of the civil war are fired at Fort Sumter. The "Angel of the Battlefeild' is about to be figurativly born.
  • Water

    Clara carried water to the soliders fighting in the war. It doesn't seem as hard as fighting, but running back and forth with heavy jugs of water surley couldn't have been easy.
  • Thanksgiving

    President Abraham Lincoln proclaims the last thursday of November as Thanksgiving day. That's a really good thing too because I look forward to that big turkey every year.
  • Switzerland trip

    Switzerland trip
    Clara goes to Switzerland for a break from the Civil war, it must have been very difficult to help during the war. I think she deserved a break.
  • Return

    Clara comes home from her trip from Switzerland after almost 4 years. While she was over there she helped with battles and aided the Red Cross, that doesn't sound like much of a vacation to me.
  • Light bulb

    Light bulb
    Thomas Edison invents the light bulb, which helped many peoole do things that they couldn't do in the dark. You would have to live under a rock not to know and want your very own light bulb.
  • President

    Clara is made the president of the Red Cross because she basically founded it.
  • DEATH....

    Clara died at the age of 91, she was taken back to Oxford for burial.