The civil war


Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

The Dred Scott case said that slaves are a piece of property and had no rights.

Abraham Lincoln becomes President

November 6, 1860

He became the 16th President of the United State

Succession of South Carolina

December 20, 1860

South Carolina succeed for the United States of America so that it could have slavery and so that it could have its own power.

Confederacy is formed

February 4, 1861

South Carolina was the first state to succeed then eleven other states joined it.

Firing on Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861

The South won at the battle of Fort Sumter.

Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas)

July 21, 1861

The Confederacy won the Battle of Bull Run.

Battle of Second Manassas

August 28, 1862 - August 30, 1862

The North won this battle.

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

The Union won the Battle of Antietam

Emanicaption Proclamation

Sep 22, 1862 - Jan 1, 1863

Abraham Lincoln had to make this call to prevent the South from coming behind them.

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863

The North won this battle.

Battle of Chatanooga

November 23, 1863 - November 25, 1863

The south defeated the north greatly.

The Fall of Richmond

April 2, 1865

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

The south surrendered to the north.

President Lincoln's assassination

April 14, 1865

President Lincoln was killed wile watching a play.