Abraham Lincoln was elected president.
South Carolina joins Confederate States.
The southern states make up the Confederate States of America.
The made Jefferson Davis "President".
The Civil war broke out. The Confederates attacked Fort Sumter.
The Confederates just won the battle of Bull Run.
The Confederates make Robert E. Lee general.
Slaves are free by a document called the Emancipation Proclamation.
General Lee won at Chancellorvill, Virgina.
The Unoin army won at Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
General Lee surendered at Appomatox court house.
President Lincoln was Shot by John Wilkes Booth.