Civil War

Events

Missouri Compromise (cause)

March 3, 1820

American Anti-Slavery Society (cause)

1840 - 1870

Compromise of 1850 (cause)

September 1850

Fugitive Slave Act (cause)

September 18, 1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin (cause)

3-20-1852

Kansas-Nebraska Act (cause)

5-30-1854

Abraham Lincoln Elected President (cause)

11-16-1860

South Carolina Secedes (cause)

12-20-1860

Civil War

4-12-1861 - 5-9-1865

Emancipation Proclamation (effect)

9-22-1862 - 1-1-1863

Black Codes (effect)

1865 - 1866

13th Amendment (effect)

12-16-1865

Klu Klux Klan (effect)

12-24-1865

Civil Rights Act (effect)

4-9-1866

Military Reconstruction Act (effect)

3-2-1867

14th Amendment (effect)

7-28-1868

15th Amendment (effect)

2-26-1869