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Period 5

  • william lloyd garrison published the liberator

    william lloyd garrison published the liberator
    he started an abolitionsit paper to help form the new england anti-slavery society. when civil wasr broke otu he contuined the pro-slavery documnent.
  • sojourner truth deliver her aint i a woman speech

    sojourner truth deliver her aint i a woman speech
    is the name given to a speech, delivered extemporaneously, by Sojourner Truth, (1797–1883), born into slavery in New York State. Some time after gaining her freedom in 1827, she became a well known anti-slavery speaker.
  • Nat Turner Slave Revolt

    Nat Turner Slave Revolt
    Was a slave rebellion in Virginia killing 55 to 65 people and at least 50 being white. Turner survived his two months after the rebellion.
  • Sarah Grimke's Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Canadian of Women Published

    Sarah Grimke's Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Canadian of Women Published
    Sarah had responded to Catherine Beecher's defense in the role for women.
  • henry highland garnets address tot he slaves of the USA

    henry highland garnets address tot he slaves of the USA
    He called for the slaves of the South to refuse to work, to approach their masters and demand their freedom, and to resist their oppressors with force if necessary.
  • Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls

    Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls
    it was a discussion civil rights, religious conduction, and women's rights'
  • Harriet Tubman Escapes form Slavery

    Harriet Tubman Escapes form Slavery
    Tubman escapes from slavery in maryland. she feared her family would be furhter served and was concerned for her own fate as a sickly slave of low econmonis value.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    wasn an attempt to sompromise and avert a crisi between the north and the south
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    was part of a compromise of 1850 between southern slave-holding interest and nothern free-soilders.
  • harriet beecher stowe published uncle tom's cabin

    harriet beecher stowe published uncle tom's cabin
    is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S. and is said to have "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    known as the border war, was a series of violent civil confrontations in the US whcih emerged the ideological debate ovee the legality of l=slvery in the proposed state of kanas.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    passed by us congreess, it allowed people int he teerotires of knasa nd nebrraks to decide fork themeselves wheateer or not to allow slavery within thier borsders the act severs to repeal the missorut comprmise of 1920 which prohibited slavery north of lattitude 36*30.
  • creation of the radical republicans

    creation of the radical republicans
    were a faction of American politicians within the Republican Party of the United States from around 1854 until the end of Reconstruction in 1877. They called themselves "Radicals" with a sense of a complete permanent eradication of slavery and secessionism, without compromise
  • republican party founded

    republican party founded
    anti-slavery Whigs had begun meeting in the upper midwestern states to discuss the formation of a new party. One such meeting, in Wisconsin on March 20, 1854, is generally remembered as the founding meeting of the Republican Party.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    was a sumpreme court case thta rules the missour compromis was uncontitisitinal, neither congree or territol legislautra could limit slavery in the us teeritire thayt people of afriacn acestroy were not entitiles citizensip.
  • panic of 1857

    panic of 1857
    was a financial panic in the United States caused by the declining international economy and over-expansion of the domestic economy. Because of the interconnectedness of the world economy by the 1850s, the financial crisis that began in late 1857 was the first worldwide economic crisis.
  • lecompton constitution

    lecompton constitution
    instrument framed in Lecompton, Kan., by Southern pro-slavery advocates of Kansas statehood. It contained clauses protecting slaveholding and a bill of rights excluding free blacks, and it added to the frictions leading up to the U.S. Civil War.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    both were campaigning for election to the us senate from Illinois. much debating concerned slavery and its extinction into territory such as Kansas.
  • John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry

    John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry
    john brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in harpers ferry, va. in attempt to start an armed slave revolt and destory teh instution of slavery.
  • Democratic Party Splits into Northern and Southern Halves

    Democratic Party Splits into Northern and Southern Halves
    when the democractic party split they ran two canidatitaes in 1860. the norhtern nomiated stephen dougals and the southern nominated john breckinridge. the split gave the republicans who nominated abrahm mlinocln a huge adantage.
  • South Carolina Secedes from the Union

    South Carolina Secedes from the Union
    south caroloina bc=ecame the the first slvae state in the south to delcare that it had seceded from teh us.
  • abraham lincoln elected

    abraham lincoln elected
    Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States, beating Douglas, Breckinridge, and Bell. He was the first president from the Republican Party.
  • abraham re-elected president

    abraham re-elected president
    Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States, beating Douglas, Breckinridge, and Bell. He was the first president from the Republican Party.
  • firing on fort sumter

    firing on fort sumter
    was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War
  • confederate states of america founded

    confederate states of america founded
    representatives from the six seceded states met in Montgomery, Alabama, to formally establish a unified government, which they named the Confederate States of America. On February 9, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi was elected the Confederacy's first president.
  • battle of antietam significance

    battle of antietam significance
    making it the bloodiest day in American history. The Union victory at Antietam resulted in President Abraham Lincoln issuing his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862
  • gettysburg address

    gettysburg address
    is a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln at the November 19, 1863, dedication of Soldier's National Cemetery, a cemetery for Union soldiers killed at the Battle Of Gettysburg during the American Civil War.
  • emancipation proclamation

    emancipation proclamation
    as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
  • battle of gettysburg

    battle of gettysburg
    is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863.
  • sherman's march to the sea

    sherman's march to the sea
    was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 until December 21, 1864, by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army
  • general us grant assumed command of union troops

    general us grant assumed command of union troops
    President Abraham Lincoln signs a brief document officially promoting then-Major General Ulysses S. Grant to the rank of lieutenant general of the U.S. Army, tasking the future president with the job of leading all Union troops against the Confederate Army.
  • freedman's bureau established

    freedman's bureau established
    to aid and protect former slaves after the end of the war. Its original charter was for one year.
  • period of "redemption" after the civil war

    period of "redemption" after the civil war
    during which the nation tried to resolve the status of the ex-Confederate states, the ex-Confederate leaders, and freedmen (ex-slaves) after the American Civil War.
  • ku klux klan formed

    ku klux klan formed
    Six Confederate veterans from Pulaski, Tennessee created the original Ku Klux Klan on December 24, 1865, during the Reconstruction of the South after the Civil War. The name was formed by combining the Greek kyklos (κύκλος, circle) with clan. The group was known for a short time as the "Kuklux Clan".
  • arrival of scalawags and carpetbaggers in the south

    arrival of scalawags and carpetbaggers in the south
    “carpetbaggers” refers to Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War, during Reconstruction. Many carpetbaggers were said to have moved South for their own financial and political gains. Scalawags were white Southerners who cooperated politically with black freedmen and Northern newcomers.
  • johnson announcement plans of presidential reconstruction

    johnson announcement plans of presidential reconstruction
    President Andrew Johnson implemented a plan of Reconstruction that gave the white South a free hand in regulating the transition from slavery to freedom and offered no role to blacks in the politics of the South.
  • andrew johnson became president

    andrew johnson became president
    was the 17th president of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson assumed the presidency as he was vice president of the United States at the time of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
  • lee surrendered to grant at appomattox court house

    lee surrendered to grant at appomattox court house
    fought on the morning of April 9, 1865, was one of the last battles of the American Civil War.
  • congress passed the 13th amendment

    congress passed the 13th amendment
    to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. In Congress, it was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, and by the House on January 31, 1865.
  • Lincoln's assassination

    Lincoln's assassination
    Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln.
  • civil rights act passed over johnsons veto

    civil rights act passed over johnsons veto
    A Republican-dominated Congress enacted a landmark Civil Rights Act on this day in 1866, overriding a veto by President Andrew Johnson. The law's chief thrust was to offer protection to slaves freed in the aftermath of the Civil War
  • first congressional reconstruction act passed

    first congressional reconstruction act passed
    outlined the conditions under which the Southern states would be readmitted to the Union following the American Civil War (1861–65). The bills were largely written by the Radical Republicans in the U.S. Congress.
  • u.s grants elected president

    u.s grants elected president
    was the 21st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1868. In the first election of the Reconstruction Era, Republican nominee Ulysses S. Grant defeated Democrat Horatio Seymour.
  • andrew johnson impeached

    andrew johnson impeached
    the House of Representatives voted 126 to 47 (with 17 members not voting) in favor of a resolution to impeach the President for high crimes and misdemeanors. ... One week later, the House adopted eleven articles of impeachment agains
  • 14th amendment ratified

    14th amendment ratified
    the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The amendment grants citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" which included former slaves who had just been freed after the Civil War.
  • 15th amendment ratified

    15th amendment ratified
    Passed by Congress February 26, 1869, and ratified February 3, 1870, the 15th amendment granted African American men the right to vote.
  • slaughterhouse cases supreme court

    slaughterhouse cases supreme court
    was the first United States Supreme Court interpretation of the U.S. Constitution's Fourteenth Amendment which had recently been enacted.
  • u.s v cruikshank

    u.s v cruikshank
    was an important United States Supreme Court decision in United States constitutional law, one of the earliest to deal with the application of the Bill of Rights to state governments following the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment.
  • compromise of 1877

    compromise of 1877
    was an informal, unwritten deal, that settled the intensely disputed 1876 U.S. presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ended the Reconstruction Era.
  • american anti-slavery society begins

    american anti-slavery society begins
    it was an abolitionist society founded by william Lloyd garrison and arthur tappan. fredrick douglas wa the leader of the society.