1860-1900

Events

Abraham lincoln elected president

November 6, 1860 - April 1865

His second term as president was cut short becasue he was murdered by John Wilks Booth

South Carolina secedes from the union

December 20, 1860

It was shortly followed by Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas

The Cilvil War

April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865

Union loses the first battle of Bull Run

July 21, 1861

Emancipation Proclomation

September 22, 1862 - January 1, 1863

Abraham Linclon issued the Emancipation Proclamation during the third year of the civil war which freed all slaves in America

Andrew Johnson is president

April 16, 1865 - February 24, 1868

He was the first president to ever be empeached

Ulysses S. Grant is president

March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1877

He was previously the comanding general of the United State army

15th Amendment is ratified

February 3, 1870

This gave African American men the right to vote

Rutherford B, Hayes is persedent

March 5, 1877 - March 4, 1881

The U.S. adopts standard time

November 18, 1882

The Statue of Liberty arives in New York

June 19, 1885

It was a gift from France to the American people

Charlie Chaplin is born

April 16, 1889

Hitler is born

April 20, 1889

The NAWSA is founded

May 1890

National American Woman's Suffrage Association

Wounded Knee Massacre

December 29, 1890

aprox. 200 Native Americans were killed, half of them were women and children. 25 U.S. military men were killed

Spanish - American War

April 1898 - August 1898