Civil War

Main

European Slave Trade

1492 - 1808

Ban of Slavery in the North

1777 - 1784

Northwest Ordinance

1787

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Missouri Compromise

1820

Mexican American War

1845 - 1848

Compromise of 1850

1850

Bleeding Kansas

1856

Harper's Ferry

1859

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Emancipation Proclimation

1863

Battle of Gettysburg

1863

Freedman's Bureau

1865 - 1872

Civil Rights Act

1865

14th Amendment

1866

Reconstruction Act

1867

15th Amendment

1869

End of Reconstuction

1877