Civil War

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Fugitive Slave Act Passed

1850

Compromise of 1850

Jan. 29, 1850

5 Laws passed based on Clay's Resolution.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

May 1854

Bleeding Kansas

1856

Sack of Lawrence

May, 1856

Pottawatomie Massacre

May 24, 1856

Election of 1856

November 1856

John Browns Raid

1859

Election of 1860

1860

Secession

November 13, 1860 - 1861

Confederacy

1861

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Fort Sumter Attack

April 12, 1861

Bull Run

July 1861

Battle of Shiloh

march 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 1863

Vicksburg

May 1863 - July 1863

Chancellorsville

may 2, 1863

Gettysburg

june 1863

Battle of Atlanta

july 1864

Thirteenth Amendment

January 31, 1865

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9 1865

Reconstruction Begins

December 1865