The US Supreme Court said, "Slaves are known as property."
Abraham Lincon was the sixteenth president of the United States. The south did not like this.
In this event South Carolina was the first slave state to leave the US and try to make their own country.
When the confederacy was formed the new president was Jefferson Davis. Once the Union won the Civil war they were forced back into the United States.
This was the start of the Civil War, the Confederacy fired on the Union's fort, called Fort Sumter. They shot it because, it was in their land.
As the capital of the Confederacy States for almost all of the Civil War, most of the defenders fled South on the last open railroad.
The first major land battle in Virginia. In this battle, the Confederacy won, the Union lost this battle.
In this battle, the Union lost, the Condfederacy won.
In this battle the Union won, the Confederacy lost. After this battle Abraham wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.
Abraham Lincon said that if the Union won all slaves would be set free.
Confederacy won, Union lost this battle the Battle of Gettysburg.
On November 25, 1863 the Union got defeated by the Confederacy.
This surrender was one of the last battles of the Civil War.
On April 15, 1865 President Lincon got assinated from the White House he served as the sixteenth president if the US.