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CIVIL WAR TIMELINE

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Trenity Moore

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CIVIL WAR TIMELINE
By: Trenity Moore
COMPROMISE OF 1850
BLEEDING KANSAS
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
DRED SCOTT DECISION
HARPER'S FERRY
ELECTION OF 1860
BATTLE OF SHILOH
Compromise of 1850 was created to please both the North & South.
California a free state and the rest of territory from Mexico voted on by the people.

Thousands of Missourians entered Kansas to vote for a slave state.
Violence broke out all over the nation!
A Book written by a woman named Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Purpose was to show the Nation how horrible slavery was.
Declared that slaves were property.
African-Americans were
NOT
considered

citizens.
Also known as "John Brown's raid" or "Raid on Harper's Ferry."
Lincoln wins the presidential election causing the South to secede from the Union.
FT. SUMTER
The starting point of the Civil War.
The Confederates win the battle.
Ft. Sumter, South Carolina.
The Union takes control over the Mississippi River.
Union army wins the battle.
ANTIETAM
The bloodiest day in Civil War. Neither side had a clear victory.
The Union won the battle.
EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION
Lincoln frees slaves in the area that were fighting the Union.
Freed slaves that were in 10 states.
Gettysburg
3 day battle, July1st-3rd,1863.
Abraham gave a speech on the battlefield.
VICKSBURG
Confederates lost control over the Mississippi river.
April 16, 1863
SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE SEA
Capture of port Savannah ended November 15th.
Battle lasted November 15th- December 21st .
APPOMATTOX
April 9th, 1865
General Robert E. Lee & his army surrenders.
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