Americanindependence in 1783 with the Treaty of Paris
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
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
12 April 1861 : Confederate artillery fires at Fort Sumter near Charleston
11 states inhabited 23 states inhabitedby 9 million people by 25 million (South) people (North)
1 April 1865 : Battle of Five Forks that forced Lee to evacuate Richmond-Petersburg, the Confederate capital.
1865 : Defeat at Sayler Creek, it became clear to Robert Lee that the fightagainst the Union is tactically and logistically impossible!
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, …
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?