Timeline                            Shelli Smart                             Period 2Thursday, October 18, 12
The South Secedes: 1861                     •     When Lincoln was elected president South                           Carol...
Fort Sumter is Attacked:1861                     • Started the Civil War.                     • Made Fort Sumter surrender...
The Battle of Antietam:1862           • First Battle in the                   American Civil War           • The single mo...
The Emancipation                           Proclamation:1863                                      • Issued by Lincoln to  ...
The Battle Gettysburg:1863           • Had the most casualties in the war.           • The turning point/midway of the war...
The Gettysburg Address is                                 Given:1863        • One of the most                well know    ...
Wade Davis Bill is Passed:1864                                    • Reconstruction                                      of...
The 13th Amendment is Passed:                          1865        • Outlawed                Slavery.        • The first   ...
Surrender at Appomattox                               Courthouse:1865   • The last battle before the           Confederate...
Abraham Lincoln is                           Assassinated April 14, 1865   • The first president to be           assassinat...
Freedmans Bureau is Created:                               1865                                      • A U.S federal      ...
Ku Klux Klan is                            Created:1865 • Started by six veterans of the         Confederate Army. • No or...
The 14th Amendment is Passed:                          1865                           • It was illegal to deprive any     ...
First Reconstruction Act is                                   Passed:1867   • No protection for life or           property...
Second Reconstruction Act is                             Passed:1867    • African-Americans           participated in rega...
Andrew Johnson is Impeached:                              1868                                 • First President to get   ...
Ulysses S Grant becomes                                president:1869   • Grants relationship           with Johnson had  ...
The Compromise of       1877 is Passed:1877    • The unwritten “compromise” settled the 1876 U.S.            presidential ...
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  1. 1. Timeline Shelli Smart Period 2Thursday, October 18, 12
  2. 2. The South Secedes: 1861 • When Lincoln was elected president South Carolina decided to secede. Then Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas followed.Thursday, October 18, 12
  3. 3. Fort Sumter is Attacked:1861 • Started the Civil War. • Made Fort Sumter surrender.Thursday, October 18, 12
  4. 4. The Battle of Antietam:1862 • First Battle in the American Civil War • The single most bloody battle in American History.Thursday, October 18, 12
  5. 5. The Emancipation Proclamation:1863 • Issued by Lincoln to set slaves free in the rebel states. • Set about Fifty- Thousand slaves free and eventually set 3.1 million out of 4 million slaves free.Thursday, October 18, 12
  6. 6. The Battle Gettysburg:1863 • Had the most casualties in the war. • The turning point/midway of the war. • Stopped Robert E. Lee from invading the North.Thursday, October 18, 12
  7. 7. The Gettysburg Address is Given:1863 • One of the most well know speeches in American history. • Given by Abraham Lincoln about four moths after the the Union beat the Confederacy.Thursday, October 18, 12
  8. 8. Wade Davis Bill is Passed:1864 • Reconstruction of the South. • Passed by both houses of congress but was vetoed by Lincoln.Thursday, October 18, 12
  9. 9. The 13th Amendment is Passed: 1865 • Outlawed Slavery. • The first reconstruction policy set into action after the war.Thursday, October 18, 12
  10. 10. Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse:1865 • The last battle before the Confederate surrendered to the Union. • It was one of the last battles of the revolution.Thursday, October 18, 12
  11. 11. Abraham Lincoln is Assassinated April 14, 1865 • The first president to be assassinated • Assassinated by John Wilks BoothThursday, October 18, 12
  12. 12. Freedmans Bureau is Created: 1865 • A U.S federal government agency that aided Freedmen in 1865–1869, during the Reconstruction era of the United States after the war. • It was supposed to last one year after Civil War.Thursday, October 18, 12
  13. 13. Ku Klux Klan is Created:1865 • Started by six veterans of the Confederate Army. • No organizational structure. • Many groups like this formed mostly in the south.Thursday, October 18, 12
  14. 14. The 14th Amendment is Passed: 1865 • It was illegal to deprive any person of John Locke’s Natural Rights: Life, Liberty, and Property. • In other words, no discrimination.Thursday, October 18, 12
  15. 15. First Reconstruction Act is Passed:1867 • No protection for life or property in the rebel states and no legal state government. • It is necessary that peace and good order should be enforced in said States until loyal and republican State governments can be legally established.Thursday, October 18, 12
  16. 16. Second Reconstruction Act is Passed:1867 • African-Americans participated in regaining their rights that they had lost from the Jim Crow laws. • African-Americans began holding various political offices.Thursday, October 18, 12
  17. 17. Andrew Johnson is Impeached: 1868 • First President to get impeached in U.S. History. • Impeached because he didn’t go through congress like he was supposed to • He was acquitted by one vote.Thursday, October 18, 12
  18. 18. Ulysses S Grant becomes president:1869 • Grants relationship with Johnson had progressively gotten worse. • Breaking the tradition, Johnson did not ride with or attend Grants Inauguration at the Capitol.Thursday, October 18, 12
  19. 19. The Compromise of 1877 is Passed:1877 • The unwritten “compromise” settled the 1876 U.S. presidential election. • Stopped Reconstruction in the South. • Involved Democrats that controlled the House of Representatives allowing Electoral Vote to take action.Thursday, October 18, 12

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