A Very Abridged Political History of the Civil War

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A Very Abridged Political History of the Civil War

A brief outline of the events leading up to, during, and after the Civil War.


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
Edition:
3

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HIST 106 1st Edition Lecture 1 Outline of Last Lecture Why 1877? The Centennial Celebration of 1876  Message to Americans, Message to the World  Exhibitions & Meanings Perspectives:  Native Americans  Women  African Americans The Civil War: Past or Present?  Reconstruction Amendments  Violence & the Mississippi Plan  1876 Presidential Election Outline of Current Lecture Some Key Events Leading Up to the War • Missouri Compromise of 1820 • Compromise of 1850 (including Fugitive Slave Law) • Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 • Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) • John Brown & the Raid on Harper’s Ferry • 1860 Presidential Election The War Between the States • Secession & the Confederate States of America • Lincoln’s Efforts to Preserve the Union • Emancipation Proclamation (1863) • Conscription Act & the New York City Draft Riots (1863) • 1864 Presidential Election • April 1865 & the War’s End Unresolved Questions at the End of the Civil War Current Lecture Some Key Events Leading Up to the War • Missouri Compromise of 1820 • Admitted Missouri as slave state • Maine as free state • Prohibited slavery from entering into the rest of the LA purchase above the 36/30 Line • Louisiana admitted previously, so they could have slaves • By admitting 2 states, one on each side, hoped to appease everyone



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