Important Events Before And During The Civil War

Events

Missouri Compromise is created

1820

Compromise of 1850

1850

Fugitive Slave Act passed

September, 1850

Kansas-Nebraska Act is signed into law

May 30, 1854

Dred-Scott decision in the supreme court

March 6,1857 - March 7, 1857

John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry

October 16, 1859

Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect

January 1, 1863

Reconstruction Begins

1865 - 1877

Confederacy Surrenders at Appomattox

April 9, 1865