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Secession and Civil War Era: 1860 - 1865
The United States History articles in this section on the Civil War Era relate to the important events, famous people and dates from 1860 - 1865. The bitter disputes and issues between the North and the South made the Civil War inevitable. Abraham Lincoln was elected president in this era. The issue of slavery was addressed in the Emancipation Proclamation and slaves were finally freed when the 13th Amendment was added to the Constitution.

Civil War Era: United States History from 1860 - 1865
Find interesting facts, history and important information about United States History from 1860 - 1865 in the Civil War Era with a short summary and definition followed by detailed info about each of these important historical events.

Civil War Era: United States History from 1860 - 1865
This article about the Civil War Era in United States History is presented in a unique way by linking the most famous events in the Civil War Era of 1860 - 1865 with President Abraham Lincoln who was in power during the time when these important political events during the Civil War occurred. An easy way to discover facts, dates and information about the Important historical events of the Civil War Era of United States history that spanned from 1860 - 1865. This article covers the political events of the Civil War Era. The subject of the bloody, bitter conflict is so vast that it has been covered in a separate website the Civil War.

President Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Era: United States History from 1860 - 1865
Important events in United States History during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln includes the Emancipation Proclamation, Trent Affair, the Ten percent Plan, the Gettysburg Address, the Freedman's Bureau, and the Wade-Davis Bill - United States History for Kids:

 

Civil War Era: United States History from 1860 - 1865
Abraham Lincoln Presidency (1861-1865) & (1865)

President Abraham Lincoln

Facts, biography, accomplishments and biography of the life of Abraham Lincoln and summaries of important events during his presidency.

  
Lincoln-Douglas DebatesSeries of 7 public debates between Republican Lincoln and Democrat Stephen Douglas
  
The Trent AffairDiplomatic incident that nearly sparked a war with the British
  
The Emancipation ProclamationA war measure freeing the slaves in states still in rebellion against the Union
  
Emancipation Proclamation TextRead the original words and text of the Emancipation Proclamation
  
Ten Percent PlanLincoln's plan and Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction
  
Homestead ActThe 1862 Homestead Act
  
1863 Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction
  
Wade-Davis BillWade Davis Bill in opposition to Lincoln's lenient  Ten Percent Plan.
  
Gettysburg AddressThe Gettysburg Address commemorating the deaths at the bloody Battle of Gettysburg
  
Gettysburg Address Text and MeaningThe meaning and significance of each line of text in the Gettysburg Address
  
The Freedmen's Bureau The Freedmen's Bureau established to help emancipated slaves (freedmen)
  
Assassination of Abraham LincolnJohn Wilkes Booth and other conspirators involved in the assassination of Lincoln
  
13th Amendment passedThe 13th Amendment was passed by Congress on January 31, 1865 but not ratified until December 6, 1865.
  

Civil War Era: United States History from 1860 - 1865 - Abraham Lincoln Presidency

 

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Crash Course in American History: Summaries of Events in the Civil War Era
A fast overview, or crash course in American History, during the Civil War Era can be obtained from the interesting and important articles on United States History for Kids that can be found in the section. There are summaries and definitions of the key historical events for each of the presidencies of the Civil War Era from 1860 - 1865.

United States History for Kids: Video of US Presidents
The articles in the Secession and Civil War section of the United States History for Kids website provides historical facts and information about the important historical events that occurred from 1860 - 1865. The following video will give you additional important facts, history and dates about the personal and political lives of all the US Presidents of the New Nation Era, adding to your knowledge of United States History.

 

 

Secession and Civil War Era: 1860 - 1865
 
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