History Assignament Timeline.

  • 11 Southern States sucess.

    11 Southern States sucess.
    The Map of The US during the Civil War 11 southern states retreat from the Union, splitting the United States of America into two countries. This is good for the South because it gives them a fighting chance for independence.
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    The year of 1961.

    I think the South won the year 1861 because they had the most motivation and momentum they won more battles.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The South attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina. It was a southern victory, because they made the North surrender. Fort Sumter
  • Robert E Lee turns down leading the North.

    Robert E Lee turns down leading the North.
    One of America's finest soldiers, Robert E Lee was chosen by Lincoln himself to lead the Union armies. After much thought and consideration Lee painfully refused Lincoln's offer saying that he could not turn against Virginia, his home state. This is a win for the South because they just got one of the best generals there are. Robert E Lee
  • CSA chooses new capital.

    CSA chooses new capital.
    The Southern capital moved from Montgomery Alabama to Richmond Virginia. I think this is good for the south because it is near Washington D.C., the Northern capital, making it an easy target for the South to take.
    Richmond Virginia
    http://www.old-picture.com/civil-war/Richmond-Virginia-Civil-the.htm
  • Abraham Lincoln Calls For Troops.

    Abraham Lincoln Calls For Troops.
    Civil War Troops Pic Lincoln calls for 75,000 troops to join the Northern army to help increase the Union's forces giving them more troops. I think that this is good for the North because they need and got more troops.
  • The Final Verdict of 1861.

    The Final Verdict of 1861.
    Random Civil War Picture.
    My final verdict of the year 1861 is that the south won. The south had more going for them like the capital movement and Robert E Lee. The North, who didn't see it coming, was unprepared for the future war to come.
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    The Year of 1862.

    The Year of 1862.
  • The Battle of Two Ironclad Ships.

    The Battle of Two Ironclad Ships.
    The battle of the two ironclad shipsThe two ironclad ships, the Merrimac and the Monitor battle out in Virginia for about two hours showing the naval superiority of the North. After the two hours fighting, it was a draw. I think that this is good for the South because it shows that they can put up a small fighting chance with the navy.
  • The Battle of Shiloh

    The Battle of Shiloh
    The Battle of Shiloh The battle of Shiloh was lead by U.S Grant and A.S Johnston as one of the bloodiest battles in American history. Fortunently Grant won but lost many troops. I think this is good for the North because they won a vital battle in the west.
  • Stonewall uses classic offense.

    Stonewall uses classic offense.
    Stonewall Jackson Stonewall Jackson lead a campaign to divert Northern troops form other important areas and to cause panic among the North. Stonewall stomped through the Union winning three different battles without many casualties. I think this is a win for the South showing how good thier leadership can be.
  • Confederates Win the Second Bull Run

    Confederates Win the Second Bull Run
    IMIGE LINK The Confederates win the Second Bull Run lead by General John Pope. This win gave Lee a clear way up into the North. I think this is a win for the South not only because they won the battle but it let Lee into Northern territory.
  • Antietam gives Union Victory

    Antietam gives Union Victory
    Picture Link The bloody battles of Antietam gives the Union another victory. Lincoln may use this victory for diplomatic advantages. I think this is a win for the North because Lincoln has more breathing room for diplomats.
  • Final Verdict of 1862

    Final Verdict of 1862
    Picture link I think the South won because they stratigically placed thier attacks right where they needed them. For example how Pope gave Lee the place to push through.
  • Lincoln issues proclamation to free slaves.

    Lincoln issues proclamation to free slaves.
    Picture linkAbraham issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves after the war. I think that this is a good thing for the North because it gives African Americans a better reason to fight.
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    The year of 1863

    This is the year of 1863.
  • Lincoln signs first draft law.

    Lincoln signs first draft law.
    Link of the picture.Lincoln sighns a draft law saying all male citizens between the ages of 20 and 45 must fight the war. The only men who can't are the mentally or physically unfit or criminals. There is a bailout fee of $300. I think this is good for the North because they can have more troops.
  • Grant takes fortress in Vicksburg Mississippi.

    Grant takes fortress in Vicksburg Mississippi.
    Image linkUlysses Grant takes a fort in Mississippi causeing the Confederates to surrender, splitting the south.
  • Confederates win battle at Chickamauga

    Confederates win battle at Chickamauga
    Image linkConfederates win the battle under the command of General Braxton Bragg. They fought thorugh dense woods and underbrush. The Confenderate victory slows Union juggernaut. I think this is good for the South because the stoped the Union rampage.
  • Lincoln give Gettysburg adress.

    Lincoln give Gettysburg adress.
    Picture linkAbraham Lincoln traveled to Pennsylavia, to give his adress in attempt to make Gettysburg a "hallowed ground." Lincoln's speech was only 272 words. I believe that this is good for the North because Abe is trying to motivate the troops.
  • Final Verdict of 1863

    Final Verdict of 1863
    Image linkI think that the North got 1863 because of what happened at Gettysburg and the draft law giving them even more soldiers, and the sheer amount of motivation that they had.
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    The Year of 1864

    This is the Year of 1864.
  • Command of Union armies given to Grant.

    Command of Union armies given to Grant.
    PictureGrant is given all command over the Northern forces. This is good for the North because Grant is a good gerneral.
  • Lincoln nominated for second term.

    Lincoln nominated for second term.
    Abe's picAbraham Lincoln was nominated to run with Andrew Johnson for another term of presidential leadership. This is good for the North because they may have the same president with the same ideas.
  • Confederate draft expanded.

    Confederate draft expanded.
    CSA flag pictureThe Confederate draft was expanded to men from the ages of 17 to 50 giving the CSA more men to work with. This is good for the South because they now get more troops.
  • Democrats choose McClellan to oppose Lincoln for president.

    Democrats choose McClellan to oppose Lincoln for president.
    Graph pictureGeneral George McClellan was chosen by Democrats to run against Lincoln for president. This is good for the North becasue McClellan ins't very popular with the people giving Lincoln a better chance of winning the election.
  • President Lincoln is re-elected

    President Lincoln is re-elected
    PICTUREPresident Abraham Lincoln is re-elected for president so he can continue to attempt to preserve the Union.This is good for the North becasue Abe was a good president and the fight wouldn't be changed because of leadership.
  • Final Verdict of 1864

    Final Verdict of 1864
    Picture linkI think that the North won another year because of the officials elected, the capture of Mobile Bay, and Sherman's rampage through Georgia.
  • Lincoln talks to Rebel leaders on River Queen

    Lincoln talks to Rebel leaders on River Queen
    Picture linkAbraham Lincoln went to the River Queen to talk to Confederate officers in attempt of peace. They conferred, but nothing came of it. This isn't really good for anyone because of what came of it.
  • Union Takes Petersburg and Richmond.

    Union Takes Petersburg and Richmond.
    LinkThe Union armies take Petersburg under the command of Grant. The nine month siege of Petersburg caused 60,000 Union troops thier demise in the first month.
  • President Lincoln Tours the Rebel Capital

    President Lincoln Tours the Rebel Capital
    Picture LinkSeeing that the war was close to being over, President Lincoln toured the capital with a few of his officers and sailors with carbine rifles. This is good for the North because the war is almost over and Lincoln in Richmond is a morale booster.
  • President Lincoln Assassinated

    President Lincoln Assassinated
    LinkWhile watching the play "Our Amarican Cousin" Lincoln was shot in the head by what people suspected to be John Wilkes Booth. This isn't good for anyone because the President of the United States was shot and the South knew they were done.
  • Lincoln's Assasin Captured and Killed

    Lincoln's Assasin Captured and Killed
    Barn picture.John Wilkes Booth, Abe's killer was captured in a barn and was killed when the barn caught fire. David Herold, one of Booth's conspirators, ran out of the barn before it burned. This is good for the North because some people might have got the satisfaction of John being killed.
  • FINAL VERDICT 1865

    FINAL VERDICT 1865
    LINKAlthough a lot of my facts of 1865 pointed to how Lincoln was shot and killed which would be a win in the South's side. The Union won the war therefore making it a win for the North.