Civil War

Events

Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

Dred Scott tried to sue for his freedom but he was considered property not human.

Abraham Lincoln becomes President

November 6, 1860

Abraham gets elected and south threatens to leave the U.S

Succession of South Carolina

December 24, 1860

South leaves the U.S beacause there afraid that Abraham might change way of life.

Confederacy is formed

Feb 04, 1861

South Carolina and 11 other states left for the Confedercy.

Firing on Fort Sumter

April 24, 1861

The Confederacy fires on fort Sumter outside South Carolina

Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas)

July 21, 1861

Confederate won

Battle of Chatanooga

Jun 7, 1862 - Jun 8, 1862

The Union won

Battle of Second Manassas

Aug 28, 1862 - Aug 30, 1862

The Union won

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Union won

Emanicaption Proclamation

Jan 1, 1863

Abraham said ¨If the Union win the slaves are free.´

Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 1, 1863 - Jul 3, 1863

The Union won

The Fall of Richmond

April 2 ,1865

The Union won

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

Union general Ulysses S. Grant approved of Confederates general Robert E. Lee surrender requsest

President Lincoln's assassination

April 14, 1865

John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham in the head.