This decision made it legal for slave owners to take their slaves to western territory.
Aberham Lincon is elected the 16th president of the United States of America.
the confederacy is formed on this day
south Carolina left the united states and formed the confederacy.
Fort Sumter was the first battle of the civil war and the confederates won.
The confederates won the battle.
The Emancipation Proclamation stated that if the Union won the war, slaves would be set free.
The Union won the battle.
The Confederates won the battle
The Union ran the confederates out of Richmond.
the confederates surrendered to the union at Appomattox courthouse in Virginia
John Wilkes Booth assassinated Aberham Lincon in Washington D.C.