Civil War

Civil War

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8th grade history

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  • The Attack On Fort Sumter April 1861
  • The Battle of Antietam September 1862
  • The Emancipation Proclamation January 1863
  • The Emancipation Proclamation January 1863
  • Description: The Union was ordered to protect the fort when Confederates attacked. Significance: The attack at the fort became the immediate cause of the Civil war. 
  • The Battle of Gettysburg July 1863
  • Description: Mc. Glellan's army clashed with Lee's, 25,000 men were killed or injured . Significance: The bloodiest day of America
  • Appomattox Court House April 1865
  • Description: Lincoln wanted slaves to be free by issuing the proclamation and paved a way to end slavery. Significance: it will eventually end slavery in all states.
  • Assassination of Lincoln April 1865
  • Description: Lincoln urged Americans to have the courage to overcome every challenge. Significance: recognized as the greatest speech off all time.
  • Description: Lee surrendered his army to General Grant. Significance: End of the war.
  • Description: Lincoln is at the theater when John Wilkes Booth shoots and kills him Significance: The country loses it's leader.
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