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In History
  • Missouri Compromise

    All land above 36 and 30 degrees north would be free, and below would be slave.
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Said all land gained by Mex/Amerian war should be free, shot down by senate and increased tension between N and S.
  • Free Soil Party

    Against expansion of slave states
  • Republican Party

    Republican Party is formed, they loose election
  • Senate Election of 1858

    Lincoln vs Douglas, Douglas wins.
    hot topics
    -slavery
    -media coverage
    -railroads
  • Harpers Ferry

    Lead a raid, in which he tryed to free black people.
  • John Brown

    John Brown was hung for leading a rebellion on the second of December.
  • Election of 1860

    Lincoln and Douglas go head to head, Lincoln wins with 60% of electorial votes.
  • Civil war begins

    Battle of bull run starts war with a confederiate victory.
  • Draft

    Congress passes Draft, requiring any ablebodied person to enlist.
  • Lincoln Assassinated

    Lincoln was assassinated while watching a play with his wife, Andrew Johnson took office.
  • Surrender

    Robert E Lee, officaly surrenders
  • 14th Amendment

    Amendment passed saying, all peoples born in the US are US citizens.
  • 15th Amendment Passed

    Voteing rights to all males
  • Reconstruction

    Brings the south back to the Union, Freedman Burea helps slaves get educated and gives aid.
  • Election of 1876

    Tilden won popular vote, but Hayes took office becaues electorial votes, also promised to end reconstruction.