Period 5

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In History
  • henry highland garnet's "address to the slaves of the united states of america"

    henry highland garnet's "address to the slaves of the united states of america"
    A speech presented at a convention in buffalo ,NY, which called for the open rebellion of slaves.
  • Nat Turner's Slave revolt

    Nat Turner's Slave revolt
    Nat turner led a slave rebellion which killed 60 whites and got 75 more fellow slaves to join their cause. He was thwarted later on and hanged.
  • william lloyd garrison published the liberator

    william lloyd garrison published the liberator
    William changed his initial following of colonization to being an abolitionist and starting the liberator. He did not want a compromise he wanted slavery to end now and he made sure his voice got heard through his paper.
  • American anti-slavery society

    American anti-slavery society
    A party formed by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan. Fredrick Douglass and William Wells Brown also were important figures in this Society.
  • Sarah Grimke's letters on equality of the sexes and the condition of women published

    Sarah Grimke's letters on equality of the sexes and the condition of women published
    At the time a series of letters originally ,stating many ideas of women's rights that where radical of that time, a response for Catherine Beecher response to women being subordinate to men by gods decree.
  • Women's Right convention at Seneca Falls

    Women's Right convention at Seneca Falls
    The first women's convention held in the U.S where the attendance read and voted on rights that women should have in the United States. This convention set the corner stone for women's rights followers for the years to come.
  • Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery

    Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery
    She escaped from the plantation she was a slave to and ran away to more northern states. She soon later went back to the south to help free other slaves and take them north.
  • Democratic Party Splits into Northern and Southern Halves

    Democratic Party Splits into Northern and Southern Halves
    The democratic party was split over the issue of slavery, majorly the north was against the south was for, causing the parties to seperate
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    A series of resolutions purposed by henry clay to appease free and slave state conftintations.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    Laws that allow for the arrestment and return of a run away slave
  • Sojourner Truth Delivered her “Ain’t I a Woman” Speech

    Sojourner Truth Delivered her “Ain’t I a Woman” Speech
    A speech made by Sojourner Truth at the Women's convention in Arkon, Ohio. The speech was about discrimination of black women in America.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Published Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe Published Uncle Tom’s Cabin
    An anti-slavery book written by Harriet Beecher. It was banned in the south and had an impact on those in the north showing them the harshness of enslaved families lives
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    A series of violent civil confrintation over the legakity of slavery in the state Kansas .
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    An act that repelled the compromise of 1820 declaring that states have the right to choose if they wanted top be free or slave
  • Republican Party Founded

    Republican Party Founded
    A political party formed in Wincosin
  • Creation of the Radical Republicans

    Creation of the Radical Republicans
    A sub-branch of the Republican party that pushed for complete end of slavery and secessionism
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    An enslaved African American who unsuccessfduly sued for his freedom
  • Lecompton Constitution

    Lecompton Constitution
    A constitution made by pro-slave advocates. It contained clauses stating why slavery was good and bill of rights excluding free african americans
  • Panic of 1857

    Panic of 1857
    A finnical panic that acoured due to over expansion of the internal enonomy while inter natiopnal economy declined
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    A series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoin and Stephen Douglass
  • John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry

    John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry
    A slave revolt led by John Brown at an US amrouy called Harper's Ferry
  • South Carolina Seceded from the Union

    South Carolina Seceded from the Union
    South Carolina becomes the first slave southern state to leave the union
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Abraham gets elected and this causes many in the south to panic due to their belif he will end slavery
  • Confederate States of America Founded

    Confederate States of America Founded
    Representatives from six seceeded states met in Montgomery to formally establish a new republic
  • Firing on Fort Sumter

    Firing on Fort Sumter
    The bombardment of Fort Sumter which sparked the civil war
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    23,000 thousand casualties in a single day
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The turning point of the war with the most casulties
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The proclamation Abraham made which stated that all slaves will now be free
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    A speech delivered by Abraham Lincon at dedication of Soldier'ss National Cemetery
  • General U.S. Grant Assumed Command of Union Troops

    General U.S. Grant Assumed Command of Union Troops
    Abrham promotes Major General Ulysses S Grant to the rank of Loeutenant general
  • Sherman’s March to the Sea

    Sherman’s March to the Sea
    A military campagin through Geroiga by Maj. Gen. William
  • Abraham Lincoln Reelected

    Abraham Lincoln Reelected
    Many thought McCellan would win the re-election but Abraham won
  • Lincoln Assassination

    Lincoln Assassination
    John Wilkes Booth kills Lincoln
  • Congress Passed the 13 the Amendment

    Congress Passed the 13 the Amendment
    The 13th amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, expect as punishment of a crime
  • Lee Surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House

    Lee Surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House
    The Confederates surrended to the Union ending the war
  • Andrew Johnson Became President

    Andrew Johnson Became President
    Johnson assumes presidency due to Lincolns death
  • Johnson Announced Plans for Presidential Reconstruction

    Johnson Announced Plans for Presidential Reconstruction
    Johnson issued a proclimation statingn that the white south will regulate from slaves to freedom wiithout interfreance and African americans being involved
  • Arrival of Scalawags and Carpetbaggers in the South

    Arrival of Scalawags and Carpetbaggers in the South
    Terms used to discreated those who either come from the north and those who copoerate with blacks and notertheners
  • Ku Klux Klan formed

    Ku Klux Klan formed
    A group of six Confederate veterans from Tennessee created this to resist the north and African Americans becoming free
  • Freedman’s Bureau Established

    Freedman’s Bureau Established
    Founded by Ab this Bureau helps with reffeuges and recently freed men and women
  • Civil Rights Act Passed over Johnson’s Veto

    Civil Rights Act Passed over Johnson’s Veto
    Congress enacted a Civil RIghts act which protected recently freed slaves, and override Johnsons veto
  • First Congressional Reconstruction Act passed

    First Congressional Reconstruction Act passed
    Laid out the process in which the states would be readmitted into the Union and the rights for the recently freed slaves
  • 14 th Amendment Ratified

    14 th Amendment Ratified
    The admnndment granted citenzship to all persons bgorn or naturalized in the united states
  • Andrew Johnson Impeached

    Andrew Johnson Impeached
    Johnson was impeached after wrongfully firing Sec. Stnaton
  • 15 th Amendment Ratified

    15 th Amendment Ratified
    Granted African Americans the right to vote
  • U.S. Grant Elected President

    U.S. Grant Elected President
    Union leader now Preisdent
  • Slaughterhouse Cases (Supreme Court)

    Slaughterhouse Cases (Supreme Court)
    A case stated by slaughter house workers against a monoploy. First United States Supreme Couirt interpritastion of the 14 amendment
  • U.S. v. Cruikshank

    U.S. v. Cruikshank
    An important marking for how states bill of rights should incorperate the 145th dependent
  • Period of “Redemption” after the Civil War

    Period of “Redemption” after the Civil War
    The periood in which the White demorates turn over the Radical Republicans
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    An informal and an unwritten deal that settled the intensely disputed 1876 US presidental election and marked the end of the Reconstruction period