Unit 05: A Dividing Nation Group #7 Holly

Was the Civil War inevitable?

A Dividing Nation

American Presidents

NW Ordinance

1787

Northwest Ordinance bans slavery north of Ohio River and east of the Mississippi.

Constitution Ratified

1788

Constitution is ratified with the 3/5th Compromise.

George Washington

1789 - 1797

John Adams

1797 - 1801

Union Changes

1800 - 1810

Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana enter Union as free states.

Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama enter Union as slave states.

Thomas Jefferson

1801 - 1809

James Madison

1809 - 1817

James Monroe

1817 - 1825

J. Quincy Adams

1825 - 1829

Andrew Jackson

1829 - 1837

M. Van Buren

1837 - 1841

William Harrison

1841

John Tyler

April, 1841 - 1845

James Polk

1845 - 1849

Zachary Taylor

1849 - July, 1850

Millard Fillmore

1850 - 1853

Franklin Pierce

1853 - 1857

James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Events