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The Events of the Civil War Sarah #20

By keller
  • North vs. South

    North vs. South
    Tensions were high between Northern and Southern U.S.A. The South believed in slavery but the North didn't like slavery. The North also helped the runaway slaves from the South get to Canada safely where slavery was not allowed.
  • New President!

    New President!
    Abraham Lincoln was elected president. This scared the southern states because Lincoln was against slavery and their lives depended on slaves. Slaves did all of their work for their masters and the slave-owners did not want to have to do all of the work people have been doing for them for a while.
  • USA Loses a State!

    USA Loses a State!
    South Carolina was the first state to secede from the nation.
  • More States Secede!

    More States Secede!
    Throughout January and February of 1861, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisianna, and Texas seceded from the USA.
  • Confederate States of America

    Confederate States of America
    The Confederate States of America was formed. There were a total of 11 states. Those 11 states had one and only one president that was named Jefferson Davis.
  • Lincoln's Inauguration

    Lincoln's Inauguration
    Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as president.
  • Robert E. Lee's Change of Sides

    Robert E. Lee's Change of Sides
    Robert E. Lee originally fought on the Union Side, but followed his home state, Virginia, to the Confederacy.
  • First Battle of Civil War

    First Battle of Civil War
    The Civil War started with a battle on Fort Sumter, a Union fort in South Carolina.
  • A Hoosier Battle

    A Hoosier Battle
    Hoosier soldiers fought their first battle at Philippi, Virginia.
  • The Second Battle of Bull Run

    The Second Battle of Bull Run
    Union General John Pope and his army fought Confederate General Stonewall Jackson but lost the battle.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    President Lincoln announced that the Emancipation Proclamation would be put into effect on the first of the year 1863.
  • Morgan's Raid

    Morgan's Raid
    Col. John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate cavalry leader, led hundreds of men through multiple states raiding to get people's attention off of the other larger battles going on.
  • United States Colored Troop

    United States Colored Troop
    The 28th United States Colored Troop was formed in Indiana.
  • Civil War Ends

    Civil War Ends
    Confederate General Robert E. Lee stops fighting and surrenders, ending the Civil War.