Civil war

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Civil war

Civil War

Important EventsBy: Johnna Thatch

February 4, 1861 The Confederacy is finally formed.

November 6, 1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected as president.

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July 21, 1861The First Battle of Bull Run.

November 4, 1864Abraham Lincoln wasre-elected as president.

April 9, 1865 Lee Surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse

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Significance: Though winning in the electoral college, Lincoln's lack of a popular majority (1.9 million out of 4.7 million votes cast) is an indication of the problems he would face with a divided nation.

Significance: Seven states form Confederacy, write their own constitution, and plan for an independent nation.

Significance: The First Battle of Bull Run was the first major land battle of the war. It occurred near Manassas, Virginia. This is the battle that earned "stonewall" Jackson his name.

Significance: Sherman’s victory in Atlanta boosted Lincoln’s popularity and helped him win re-election. This was a very important moment in the war.

Significance: Lee, refusing to see his troops suffer any further, surrenders to Grant. Southern troops given generous terms of surrender.


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