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  • 1. The American Civil War
  • 2. Americanindependence in 1783 with the Treaty of Paris
  • 3. Taxes in Slavery in Lincoln the the War president North South 1854 : the Republican Party was born 1860 : Lincoln won the election February 1861 : a new independent state, the Confederate States with Jefferson Davis
  • 4. Union CSATotal population 22,100,000 (71%) 9,100,000 (29%)Slave population, 1860 400,000 3,500,000Soldiers 2,100,000 (67%) 1,064,000 (33%)Manufactured items 90% 10%Bales of cotton in 1860 Negligible 4,500,000Bales of cotton in 1864 Negligible 300,000
  • 5. 12 April 1861 : Confederate artillery fires at Fort Sumter near Charleston
  • 6. 11 states inhabited 23 states inhabitedby 9 million people by 25 million (South) people (North)
  • 7. 1 April 1865 : Battle of Five Forks that forced Lee to evacuate Richmond-Petersburg, the Confederate capital.
  • 8. 1865 : Defeat at Sayler Creek, it became clear to Robert Lee that the fightagainst the Union is tactically and logistically impossible!
  • 9. In 1865, slavery is Birth of Protestant In 1807, the abolished by the supremacistabolition of the thirteenth groups like the Ku slave trade. amendment . Klux Klan, …
  • 10. Questions1- What was the central source of tension in the 1850’s?2- Who were the opponents?3- Which event marked the beginning of the war ?4- When did the war begin?5- Who was the American president?6- Who was the Confederate (southern) armys leader?7- When did it end?8- When have slavery been abolished?9- What has happening, then?10- Had Blacks and whites the same rights?