CIVIL WAR TIMELINE

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BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SOME MAJOR EVENTS DURING THE CIVIL WAR

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CIVIL WAR TIMELINE

  1. 1. 8TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES CIVIL WAR TIMELINE
  2. 2. LINCOLN IS ELECTED 1860
  3. 3. 1860 &1861 SOUTHERN STATES LEAVE THE UNION
  4. 4. FORT SUMTER IS ATTACKED1861
  5. 5. THE U.S. IS DIVIDED AND THE CIVIL WAR STARTS 1861
  6. 6. 1862 BATTLE AT ANTIETAM (IMPORTANT UNION VICTORY THAT ALLOWED LINCOLN TO SIGN THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION)
  7. 7. 1863 LINCOLN SIGNS THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION (P.497)
  8. 8. 1863 LINCOLN GIVES FAMOUS GETTYSBURG SPEECH (P.605)
  9. 9. 1864 GENERAL SHERMAN USES TOTAL WAR TO DESTROY THE SOUTH (P.508)
  10. 10. 1865 CIVIL WAR ENDS (LEE SURRENDERS TO GRANT AT APPOMATTOX) P.509
  11. 11. 1865 THE SOUTH LOSES THE CIVIL WAR
  12. 12. QUESTIONS WHO'S LISTENING???? 1. WHICH SIDE LEFT THE UNION AFTER LINCOLN WAS ELECTED? 2. WHERE DID THE CIVIL WAR START? 3. WHAT BATTLE ALLOWED LINCOLN TO ISSUE HIS EMANICAPTION PROCLAMATION
  13. 13. QUESTIONS WHO'S LISTENING???? 4. DID EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION ACTUALLY FREE ANYONE? 5. NAME THE SPEECH WHERE LINCOLN SAID “THE CIVIL WAR IS A TEST” 6. WHAT IS TOTAL WAR? 7. WHO LOST THE CIVIL WAR?

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