Events in History

  • Election of Abraham Lincoln

    Election of Abraham Lincoln
    The election of Abraham Lincoln was important becasue the United States was in a time of chrisis. They needed a new leader to adress the dispute on slavery and get the United States back on its feet.
  • Succession

    Succession is important because during a war, one might believe that there is little a president can do but lay aside certain principles, such as the writ of habeas corpus, even the rights of the First Amendment of the Constitution.
  • Amancipation Proclomation

    Amancipation Proclomation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, announcing that all persons held as slaves within the rebellious areas are, and henceforward shall be free.
  • Formation of the KKK

    Formation of the KKK
    The formation of the KKK was important because they did what they believed in. *I don't believe it what important at all.
  • Fourteenth Amendment

    Fourteenth Amendment
    It was imprortan because if you were born in the United States, you were automatically a citizen.
  • Fifteenth Amendment

    Fifteenth Amendment
    It was improtant because it gave citizens the right to vote, no matter what race or color.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Jim Crow Laws were important because they segregated blacks and whites and during that time, blacks and whites hated each other.
  • Election of 1876

    Election of 1876
    The Election of 1876 was important important because it was the first election in over 24 years where Democrat Canidate won the the popular vote. It was a major dispute due to the fact that Rutherford Hays won the electoral votes, yet Samuel Tilden won the popular vote.
  • Civil Rights Cases- 1883

    Civil Rights Cases- 1883
    The Civil Rights Cases of 1883 are improtant because they helped outlaw racial discrimination by private individuals and organizations, rather than state and local governments.
  • Sixteenth Amendment

    Sixteenth Amendment
    It was important because it allows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on Census results.