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A sequence of violent events involving abolitionists and pro-Slavery elements that took place in Kansas-Nebraska Territory. The dispute further strained the relations of the
North and South, making civil war imminent.
This was Lincoln 's reconstruction plan for after the Civil War. Written in 1863, it proclaimed that a state could be reintegrated into the Union when 10% of its voters in the
1860 election pledged their allegiance to the
U.S. and pledged to abide by emancipation, and then formally erect their state governments. This plan was very lenient to the South, would have meant an easy reconstruction. 1860
served as the 3rd Vice President of the United
States. Member of the Republicans and
President of the Senate during his Vice
Presidency. He was defamed by the press, often by writings of Hamilton. Challenged
Hamilton to a duel in 1804 and killed him.
the first major battle in the American Civil
War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with almost 23,000 casualties. After this "win" for the North, Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation
Georgia city captured and burned by Sherman just before the election of 1864
Plundering pirates off the Mediterranean coast of Africa; President Thomas Jefferson 's refusal to pay them tribute to protect American ships sparked an undeclared naval war with
North African nations
Battle of New
Jackson led a battle that occurred when
British troops attacked U.S. soldiers in New
Orleans on January 8, 1815; the War of 1812 had officially ended with the signing of the
Treaty of Ghent in December, 1814, but word had not yet reached the U.S.
1811 Tecumseh and the Prophet attack,