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Elijah's Civil War Timeline
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Abraham Lincoln becomes president
Fort Sumter in Charleston gets shot up.
People started moving for the Oregon Trail.
The US declares war with Mexico
The start of the Gold Rush
Uncle Tom's Cabin is published making slave owners angry.
The Treaty of Kanagawa is signed
The Kansas-Nebraska Act is signed
Violence over slavery becomes known as "Bleeding Kansas"
John Brown launches raid against America
Abraham Lincoln gives his Copper Union speech
Death of Col. Elmer Ellsworth
Abraham Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation.
Abraham Lincoln gives Gettysburg Address.
Abraham Lincoln wins his second term as president.
The Third Amenment
Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre and died.
The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
President William Henry Harrison died after only one month in office.
President John Tyler signed bill annexing Texas.
The first telegraph was sent.
Karl Marx has a meeting with Friedrich Engels in France.
Henry Clay loses his Presidency to James Knox Polk
The Mexican army attacks a patrol of American troops
The Donner Party incident occers in California
The US defeats the Mexican army at the Battle of Buena Vista
The US takes over Veracruz in the Mexican war
The US troops invade Mexico and end the Mexican war
The first Women's Rights conference is held in New York
Zachary Tayler is elected president
The Compromise of 1850 is created
Zachary Tayler dies in office
The Christiana Riot occurs in Maryland.
Fredrick Douglass gives his “The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro.” speech.
Franklin Pierce is elected President.
Gadsden Purchase is signed.
The Crimean War begins
Charles Sumner gets canned
James Buchanan elected president of the US.
The Great Famine in Ireland
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