Dred Scott was a slave fighting for his freedom.
This marks the day when Abraham Lincoln became the 16th President of the United States.
The Seccession of South Carolina is when South Carolina decided it didn´t want to be a part of the Union and seceded.
The Confederacy was formed when eleven Southern States seceded from the Union.
The firing at Fort Sumter happened when South Carolina demanded the fort be turned over but Union officials refused.
The Battle of Bull of Bull Run was a major battle in the Civil War because it was resulted in a Confederate victory.
The Battle of Chattanooga was a important Union victory.
It was a stunning Confederate victory over the Union.
Antietam was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 casualties.
It stipulated that if the Southern states did not cease their rebellion by January 1st, 1863, then Proclamation would go into effect.
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought because it was easy to locate.
The fall of Richmond was one of the last chapters written during the Civil War.
The surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia – the most celebrated Confederate army – followed a defeat in the final battle of the war in Virginia.
This was the day President Abraham Lincoln got shot and killed.