Civil war soldiers

How The Civil War started and became

  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was about being a slave state, because Missouri was a slave state and Maine was a free state.That is when they talked about the Louisina Purchase.The Lousiane Purchase was latitude 36 30N. Lousiana was a free state. If you cross that latitude it would be a slave state because you were in Missouri. That was the compromise that Missouri agreed on to balance slave and free state.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    When it first started President Andrew Jackson; vice president Colhoun, Starting talking about the theroy of nullification. Nullification is where some states don't have follow the federal laws. Before the nullification theroy tariff issues were going up.
  • Gag Rule

    Gag Rule
    In the District of Columbia, some of the member cared about ending slavery. John C. Calhoun thought it was finally time to end slavery and he had a plan to do so. His plan was not to accept any anti-slavery petitions. Most Sentor's were irritated by this issue. They thought that John just made civil liberties into enemies of slavery. They denied John's plan. The Sentate had a plan and with that he delayed procedures.
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    Wilmot Proviso brought up that he believed that there should be no slavery in mexico. After a little while this bill got passed through the House of Representatives. He tried to handle the North and South disagreement about slavery. This when the whig party came up, because Wilmot fought reallyt hard on proslavery group to stop thier group and Whig party ignored him. Democratic party sarted up a new party The Free- Soil party. Later on Republican party finally agree to go against slavery.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The compromise 1850 was that California would became the 16th free state and there would be no federal restriction im Mexico about slaves. That is when the Fugitive law came to be that if slaves try to escape to the North. Northerner would have to return the slaves back to thier owners under a pentaly of the law. Stephen Douglas worked tiredless to end this work, finally this Millard Fillmore was interested in this compromise it finally turned into a law.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom Cabin by: Harrieet Beecher Stowe was an important book about slavery that changed how America looked at slavery.Abolitionism was not popular at all in North and no sympathy, this book challenged these views of slavery. In the book Harriet made sure that Americans knew that black people were main characters in the book.The book talks about this uncle Tom geting sold and being seperated from his family. Tom's owner's in Kentuchy sold him to a couple in Canada.
  • Kansas and Newbraska Act

    Kansas and Newbraska Act
    The Kansas and the Newbraska act was about the Missouri Compromise; spliting Kansas into two territories. Kansas was an free state. Stephen A. Douglas brought this idea up. He wanted them to do popular sovereignty, so The Kansas and Newbraska people argue over if it would be a free state or a slave state. This act led closer to the civil war.
  • Brooks sumner Incident

    Brooks sumner Incident
    An anti slave Republican, In Massachusetts, Senator Charles Sumner, spoke about a big issue of if Kansas should be a "free" or "slave" state. Preston Brooks, a representive and a butler for South Carolina Kinsman, was not happy with Sumner bringing that issue up. Sumner speech "crime against Kansas" was in an old chamber,Brooks saw the speech on the desk of the old chamber; Brooks moved really fast and it Sumner with his cane. Soon after that incident the Civil War started.
  • Derd Scott Decision

    Derd Scott Decision
    The Dred Scott Decision is based on this slave Dred Scott, his owner visited up in Illinios: he was an army doctor. Illinios was an free state that was where Scott lived.Scott went to court to see if he can be free. Chief Justice Roger B. Taney had the big vote that counted. The court said he wouldn't be free even though he lives Illinios, Scott wasn't considered to being a person. Scott was property of his owner.
  • Freeport Doctrine

    Freeport Doctrine
    Freeport Doctrine was Douglas and Licoln having a debate. Lincln wanted Douglas to choose one thing to focus on Popular Soverignty,Missouri Compromie or the supreme court of the Dred Scott case. Douglas had a few words sbout what Licoln was asking him to do. Douglas said he had every thing under control.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Abraham Lincoln won this election.Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas was the two highest voters for the election of 1860. Lincoln got 180 electrol votes and Douglas got 12 electral votes. Lincoln wanted to abolish slavery and the South didn't like that because the South uses their slaves for a lot of things. The South did not vote for lincoln at all. Douglas was an democrat.
  • Anaconda Plan

    Anaconda Plan
    President Abraham Licoln made the Anaconda plan. This plan was to beat the rebellions of the South. Union General in-Chief Winfield Scott was on the presidents side. This plan is called Anaconda because it was anoutline of the plan that Abraham had. The blocked the rebels which are Souther States. This fight also acted like ban Anaconda because Abraham's army striked like a snake and the Rebels got squeezed to death.
  • Fort Sumner

    Fort Sumner
    This war lasted two days, it was in Fort Sumner. This was with Confederate General. P. G. T. and Major Anderson. Confederate General took the first shoots.Anderson refused to shoot back for two hours. They couldn't have a fair battle not enough shells also they didn't have a lot of food. The second fire and shots were all over the place.Norman . Hall killed himself with fort so he could put up the flag with stars and stripes.
  • Bull Run

    Bull Run
    The battle of Bull Run is named that is because, it was the Confederate forces. The Bull Run is also called "The First Massacre". This battle was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. The main reason for this battlw was to take out the Confederate army and run to the capital which was Richmond and end the war. Lincoln led his army and this General Irvin McDowell led the Union army of Virigina. Lincoln realized how long and costly to drag out the war so he deciced to reorganized
  • Shiloh

    The battle of Shiloh started with two Generals, Union General Ulysses S. Grant and General Albert Sidney Johnston. These two Generals collided at Shiloh near Pittsburgh. They say that this was the bloodies war yet. Grant gather up his army and he teamed up with Don Carlos Buell and got his army. Johnston went mississippi to gather his army. They went at each other this war lasted two days. The second day Grant led his army to victory.
  • Harper's Ferry

    Harper's Ferry
    Harper's Ferry didn't return, General Lee was frustrated and angry about that. Lee deciced to after that Ferry. He sent his soldiers into hiding and when saw the Ferry the army attacked. It Was Garrison who took it. Lee and Jackson teamed up, while the attack was going on Jackson took control, that is when the Confederates won that battle.
  • Antietam

    This battle was against Abraham and Lee. This battle happen in Maryland. The Confederates had a little struggle, the battle lasted two days. The Union army fired on the bridge of Antienam creek. But on the second day the Confederates took victory. That is when Emancipation took place really soon after this battle.
  • Fredericksburg

    Fredericksburg was an early battle of the civil war. There was a guy named Robert E. Lee was a leader of the confederates. This war started with plan that was made by General Ambrose Burnside, plan to cross the Rappahannock river in fredericksburg and to race to the confederate capital in richmond before lee army could stop him. Lee trops blocked his army and that is how this war got started.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamion said that all agreements about slavery in past, all slave are free. But even having this Proclamation it still didn't slavery.This had many restriction, slavery was still in the big borders. But it was a turning point many black soliders fought for thier freedom for slavery.
  • Chancellorville

    This battle was lee's greatest victory. But this was a long battle to begin with. General Joseph Hooker was in this battle with Lee. Lee and Jackson are still teamed up. General Hooker told his army to be in position. But Lee amnd Jackson took control and won the victory.
  • Vicksburg

    This was with general Grant and General John C. Pemberton. Grant won this battle and his reputation was good for Lincoln. This war was 47 days, Grant was too much for John. Because Grant had lots of amo. John finally surrenderd.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    Gettyburg Adress was a big speech from Abraham, but did not get very mich attention at all, even though the speech was about freedom and equality. This speech is where here the famous of "Four Score Seven Years Ago". This speech was for young people in war. ut today when we learn about history this speech was appreciated.
  • Sherman's March

    Sherman's March
    The full name of Sherman's March was the March of the sea. The point of this march was to frighten the Georgia's civilians. Union General William T. led his army through this town to march to Savannah to Atlanta . His army was huge. His army didn't destroy this town but they stole food, burn down houses. and even stole live stock who ever tried to stop them. General William T. wanted to show the civilans was it was like to be in a hard war.
  • Appomattox

    Finally Lee told the remaining of his army to surrender. They went to a court house and signed a paper saying Virginia war was over and confederates went home. But this wasn't final battle. That is how Vrignia ended.