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The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
The timeline for the people
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  • 1. The Timeline for the PeopleThe Timeline for the People
  • 2. General Winfield ScottGeneral Winfield Scott June 1786-May 1866 (U)June 1786-May 1866 (U)  -General Winfield Scott was a hero-General Winfield Scott was a hero of the Mexcian War andof the Mexcian War and commander of all the troops incommander of all the troops in 1861 which led Lincoln to use the1861 which led Lincoln to use the naval blockade that wasnaval blockade that was strategized by him. This plan wasstrategized by him. This plan was called the Anaconda Plan where itcalled the Anaconda Plan where it would try to not only to block thewould try to not only to block the resources from the Southerners butresources from the Southerners but try to split the them so that theytry to split the them so that they would surrender and not have awould surrender and not have a bloody war.bloody war.
  • 3. John BrownJohn Brown May 1800-December 1859 (u)May 1800-December 1859 (u)  - John Brown unlike most other Northerners,- John Brown unlike most other Northerners, who advocated peaceful resistance to the pro-who advocated peaceful resistance to the pro- slavery faction, Brown demanded violent actionslavery faction, Brown demanded violent action in response to Southern aggression. During thein response to Southern aggression. During the Kansas campaign he and his supporters killedKansas campaign he and his supporters killed five pro-slavery southerners in what becamefive pro-slavery southerners in what became known as the Pottawatomie Massacre in Mayknown as the Pottawatomie Massacre in May 1856. In 1859 he led a raid on the federal1856. In 1859 he led a raid on the federal armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. During thearmory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. During the raid, he seized the armory; seven people wereraid, he seized the armory; seven people were killed, and ten or more were injured. He intendedkilled, and ten or more were injured. He intended to arm slaves with weapons from the arsenal,to arm slaves with weapons from the arsenal, but the attack failed.but the attack failed.
  • 4. Dorothea DixDorothea Dix April 1802-July 1887 (b)April 1802-July 1887 (b)  Dorothea Lynde Dix was anDorothea Lynde Dix was an American activist on behalf of theAmerican activist on behalf of the uneducated who, through a vigorousuneducated who, through a vigorous program of lobbying stateprogram of lobbying state legislatures and the United Stateslegislatures and the United States Congress, created the firstCongress, created the first generation of American mentalgeneration of American mental asylums. During the Civil War, sheasylums. During the Civil War, she served as Superintendent of Armyserved as Superintendent of Army Nurses.Nurses.
  • 5. Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee January 1807-October 1870 (C)January 1807-October 1870 (C)  -Robert Edward Lee is known as-Robert Edward Lee is known as perhaps the greatest general ofperhaps the greatest general of the civil war. He kept thethe civil war. He kept the confederate side strong in theconfederate side strong in the first two years of the warfirst two years of the war stopping McClellan's threat tostopping McClellan's threat to Richmond in the Seven DaysRichmond in the Seven Days Battle, defeating Pope in theBattle, defeating Pope in the Battle of Manassas, andBattle of Manassas, and defeating Hooker atdefeating Hooker at Chancellorsville.Chancellorsville.
  • 6. Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis June 1808 – December 1889 (c)June 1808 – December 1889 (c)  He was a vice president beforeHe was a vice president before the war and when the civil warthe war and when the civil war started he was appointed by thestarted he was appointed by the people as a confederate leader.people as a confederate leader. He tried to make deals withHe tried to make deals with foreign countries and didn't haveforeign countries and didn't have great insight in Southerngreat insight in Southern economics. After the war he waseconomics. After the war he was compared with Abraham Lincolncompared with Abraham Lincoln for not being a great leader.for not being a great leader.
  • 7. Andrew JohnsonAndrew Johnson December 1808-July 1875 (U)December 1808-July 1875 (U)  Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of theAndrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States. Following the assassination ofUnited States. Following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Johnson presidedPresident Abraham Lincoln, Johnson presided over the Reconstruction era of the Unitedover the Reconstruction era of the United States in the four years after the American CivilStates in the four years after the American Civil War. His tenure was controversial as hisWar. His tenure was controversial as his positions favoring the white South came underpositions favoring the white South came under heavy political attack from Republicans.heavy political attack from Republicans. However, at first he was viewed energetic andHowever, at first he was viewed energetic and effective in fighting the rebellion and beginningeffective in fighting the rebellion and beginning transition to Reconstruction. But, after histransition to Reconstruction. But, after his death, he was commonly ranked as beingdeath, he was commonly ranked as being among the worst U.S. presidents.among the worst U.S. presidents.
  • 8. Abraham Lincoln FebruaryAbraham Lincoln February 1809-April 1865 (U)1809-April 1865 (U)  -Abraham Lincoln was the president where he-Abraham Lincoln was the president where he was an Republican unionist and believed thatwas an Republican unionist and believed that slavery shouldn't expand anymore, but he hadslavery shouldn't expand anymore, but he had won without any of the southern countries whichwon without any of the southern countries which made the southerners angry. They felt that theirmade the southerners angry. They felt that their opinion didn't matter at all in the country or theopinion didn't matter at all in the country or the Union and decided to succeed to create theUnion and decided to succeed to create the Confederates States of America. After becomingConfederates States of America. After becoming president, he directly opposed slavery which ledpresident, he directly opposed slavery which led to the succession of more southern states to leadto the succession of more southern states to lead to the Civil War. Later on Lincoln got reelectedto the Civil War. Later on Lincoln got reelected and in 1865 with the surrender of theand in 1865 with the surrender of the confederates, ended the Civil War and abolishedconfederates, ended the Civil War and abolished slavery.slavery.
  • 9. Charles SumnerCharles Sumner January 1811-March 1874 (u)January 1811-March 1874 (u)  Charles Sumner was an AmericanCharles Sumner was an American politician and statesman frompolitician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academicMassachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator,lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of theSumner was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusettsantislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radicaland a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United StatesRepublicans in the United States Senate. He was the one that triedSenate. He was the one that tried to get rights for the free slaves andto get rights for the free slaves and approved many laws.approved many laws.
  • 10. Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe June 1811-July 1896 (U)June 1811-July 1896 (U)  -Harriet Beecher Stowe was a-Harriet Beecher Stowe was a courageous woman during thecourageous woman during the Civil War. She stood upCivil War. She stood up against slavery in many formsagainst slavery in many forms such as public speaking,such as public speaking, which was never done bywhich was never done by women of this time. She alsowomen of this time. She also wrote Uncle Tom's Cabinwrote Uncle Tom's Cabin which was an internationalwhich was an international statement against slavery.statement against slavery.
  • 11. Stephen DouglasStephen Douglas April 1813-June 1861 (c)April 1813-June 1861 (c)  Before the war he was in theBefore the war he was in the Republican party; however, when heRepublican party; however, when he lost to Abraham Lincoln he came outlost to Abraham Lincoln he came out from the party.Douglas was well-from the party.Douglas was well- known as a resourceful party leader,known as a resourceful party leader, and an adroit, ready, skillful tacticianand an adroit, ready, skillful tactician in debate and passage of legislation.in debate and passage of legislation. He participated in many of theHe participated in many of the debates about slavery and he usuallydebates about slavery and he usually was very democratic rather than beingwas very democratic rather than being bias. During start of the Civil war hebias. During start of the Civil war he went to the north with his people, butwent to the north with his people, but dies soon.dies soon.
  • 12. General Joseph HookerGeneral Joseph Hooker November 1814-October 1879 (u)November 1814-October 1879 (u)  -General Hooker was yet-General Hooker was yet another Union general thatanother Union general that served under Abraham Lincoln.served under Abraham Lincoln. During the Civil War, HookerDuring the Civil War, Hooker observed the weaknesses ofobserved the weaknesses of the military leadership and sentthe military leadership and sent a letter to Abraham Lincoln,a letter to Abraham Lincoln, promoting his own skill. He waspromoting his own skill. He was then appointed to serve underthen appointed to serve under McClellan and train the Army ofMcClellan and train the Army of Potomac.Potomac.
  • 13. General Irvin McDowellGeneral Irvin McDowell October 1818-May 1885(U)October 1818-May 1885(U)  -General Irvin McDowell was a-General Irvin McDowell was a commander of an unprepared union groupcommander of an unprepared union group that was forced to battle against the morethat was forced to battle against the more prepared confederates that were led byprepared confederates that were led by General Beauregard. In the beginning, theGeneral Beauregard. In the beginning, the northern union group were advancesnorthern union group were advances against the southern group but in theagainst the southern group but in the middle a confederate General Jackson'smiddle a confederate General Jackson's army had halted the Union advance. Fromarmy had halted the Union advance. From this, everyone in General McDowell'sthis, everyone in General McDowell's army were scared and ran away northarmy were scared and ran away north where this battle was known as the Firstwhere this battle was known as the First Battle of Bull Run.Battle of Bull Run.
  • 14. William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman February 1820-February 1891 (u)February 1820-February 1891 (u)  William Tecumseh Sherman was anWilliam Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman,American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as aeducator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during theGeneral in the Union Army during the American Civil War, for which heAmerican Civil War, for which he received recognition for his outstandingreceived recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well ascommand of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness. When hecriticism for the harshness. When he thought the war was almost over he wenthought the war was almost over he wen to Florida and made all the Confederateto Florida and made all the Confederate armies surrender against the Union.armies surrender against the Union.
  • 15. Clara BartonClara Barton December 1821 – April 1912 (b)December 1821 – April 1912 (b)  Clarissa Harlowe "Clara"Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton was a pioneerBarton was a pioneer American teacher, nurse,American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. She isand humanitarian. She is best remembered forbest remembered for organizing the Americanorganizing the American Red Cross.Red Cross.
  • 16. General John PopeGeneral John Pope March 1822 – September 1892 (u)March 1822 – September 1892 (u)  -General John Pope was known-General John Pope was known for his bravery in the Mexicanfor his bravery in the Mexican War. After a rocky start in theWar. After a rocky start in the civil war, General John Popecivil war, General John Pope was promoted to command thewas promoted to command the Army of Virginia. However, heArmy of Virginia. However, he faced major defeats as Robert E.faced major defeats as Robert E. Lee, an opposing ConfederateLee, an opposing Confederate general, trapped his army in thegeneral, trapped his army in the Second Battle of Bull Run.Second Battle of Bull Run.
  • 17. General Ulysses S. GrantGeneral Ulysses S. Grant April 1822-July 1885 (u)April 1822-July 1885 (u)  -General Ulysses S. Grant led one of the-General Ulysses S. Grant led one of the most successful Union forces due to hismost successful Union forces due to his success at organizing and training an army.success at organizing and training an army. He had led to an important victory for theHe had led to an important victory for the North by conquering Fort Henry and FortNorth by conquering Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. Then General Johnston had ledDonelson. Then General Johnston had led an attack to Grant's army making theman attack to Grant's army making them retreat until they were reinforced and beatretreat until they were reinforced and beat Johnston's army again.This was known wasJohnston's army again.This was known was the Battle of Shiloh which was the bloodiestthe Battle of Shiloh which was the bloodiest single battle and destroyed the hopes of war.single battle and destroyed the hopes of war.
  • 18. General Stonewall JacksonGeneral Stonewall Jackson January 1824-May 1863 (c)January 1824-May 1863 (c)  General Thomas Jackson had beenGeneral Thomas Jackson had been named "Stonewall" Jackson when henamed "Stonewall" Jackson when he had successfully blocked the northernhad successfully blocked the northern union to advance any further. Later onunion to advance any further. Later on he things of a brilliant act of deceptionhe things of a brilliant act of deception pretending to prepare for attack onpretending to prepare for attack on Washington where he then slips throughWashington where he then slips through to join General Lee's army to attack theto join General Lee's army to attack the northern unionists. Then as a diversion,northern unionists. Then as a diversion, they go and attack General Pope's armythey go and attack General Pope's army where Pope's army and Jackson andwhere Pope's army and Jackson and Lee's army meet to have battle.Lee's army meet to have battle.
  • 19. George PickettGeorge Pickett January 1825-July 1875 (c)January 1825-July 1875 (c)  -George Pickett is most famous for-George Pickett is most famous for the Battle of Gettysburg andthe Battle of Gettysburg and Pickett's Charge. Pickett's divisionPickett's Charge. Pickett's division marched on to make this charge,marched on to make this charge, and this was one of the bloodiestand this was one of the bloodiest days of the War. Over 50% of thedays of the War. Over 50% of the Confederates were killed, leavingConfederates were killed, leaving Pickett with "no division".Pickett with "no division".
  • 20. General George McClellanGeneral George McClellan December 1826-October 1885 (u)December 1826-October 1885 (u)  -General George McClellan was young for-General George McClellan was young for commanding but was an outstandingcommanding but was an outstanding organizer, excellent strategist, and was wellorganizer, excellent strategist, and was well liked by troops where he was first ordered toliked by troops where he was first ordered to build and command a new army. Later on hebuild and command a new army. Later on he had the victorious Battle of Seven Pines whilehad the victorious Battle of Seven Pines while going toward to conquering Richmond thegoing toward to conquering Richmond the confederate's capital, but the lost againstconfederate's capital, but the lost against General Jackson and Lee during the SevenGeneral Jackson and Lee during the Seven Days' Battles where he then retreated. ThenDays' Battles where he then retreated. Then he had found a copy of General Lee's planhe had found a copy of General Lee's plan where they had met in Maryland and foughtwhere they had met in Maryland and fought the Battle of Antietam which was thethe Battle of Antietam which was the bloodiest day in Civil War with thebloodiest day in Civil War with the confederates retreating.confederates retreating.
  • 21. Sergeant William CarneySergeant William Carney February 1840-December 1908 (u)February 1840-December 1908 (u)  -Sergeant William Carney-Sergeant William Carney stands out because he was anstands out because he was an African-American fighting in thisAfrican-American fighting in this war. He had been born a slave,war. He had been born a slave, but worked hard to buy freedombut worked hard to buy freedom for he and his family. During thefor he and his family. During the Battle of Fort Wagner, Carney'sBattle of Fort Wagner, Carney's bravery and heroics, got himbravery and heroics, got him promoted to sergeant, andpromoted to sergeant, and provided him with the US Medalprovided him with the US Medal of Honor.of Honor.

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