12. 20 events from the years 1853 and 1921

Events

New political parties arise

1854

Dred Scott v. Sandford

1857

John Brown's Raid

1859

Lincoln elected president

1860

Virginia passes an Ordinance of Secession

1861

Homestead Act makes cheap land available to settlers

1862

Lee's troops entrenched in the hills south of Fredricksburg

1862

Battle of Gettysburg

1863

Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Siege of Vicksburg

1863

Lincoln Assassinated

1865

Chisholm Trail cattle drive begins

1867

Military Reconstruction Act

1867

Grant elected president

1869

Hayes elected president

1877

Dawes Act passed

1887

Oklahoma Land Rush

1889

Jane Addams opens Hull House

1889

Pure Food and Drug Act passed

1906

Taft elected president

1909