Important Events Before and During the Civil War by Brigham Tiffany

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Compromise of 1850 is created

1850

Fugitive slave Act is passed

1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin is published

1852

1st Battle of Bull run

1852

Kansas-Nebraska Act is signed into Law

1854

Dread Scott decision in the supreme

1857

John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

1859

Missouri Compromise created

1860

South Carolina secedes from the United States

1860

Abraham Lincoln takes office

1861

Battle at Fort Sumter

1861

Battle of Shiloh

1862

Battle of Anietam

1862

Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect

1863

Battle of Vicksburg

1863

Battle of Gettysburg

1863

Sherman's March to the Sea

1864

Confederacy surrenders at Appomattox

1865

Reconstruction Begins

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated

1865