Chronology Worksheet



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Causes of the Civil War

Chronology Worksheet

___________ US Constitution written

___________ Slaves first brought to America by Dutch trading ship

___________ Cotton Gin invented by Eli de Witster

___________ Treaty of Guadaloupe Hidalgo signed; Mex cedes SW states

___________ Gold is discovered at Sutter’s Mill, CA Territory

___________ Louisiana Purchased

___________ South Carolina Nullification Crisis

___________ Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions written

___________ Missouri Compromise

___________ Nat Turner Rebellion

___________ Denmark Vescey’s Rebellion

­___________ William Lloyd Garrison publishes The Liberator

___________ California becomes a State, Fugitive Slave Law passed

___________ Kansas-Nebraska Act passed

___________ Harriett Beecher Stowe writes Uncle Tom’s Cabin

___________ Lincoln elected President of the US with 40% of popular vote

___________ South Carolina secedes

___________ Wilmot Proviso fails to pass Congress

___________ Crittenden Compromise fails to pass Congress

___________ Ostend Manifesto proposed

___________ Lincoln-Douglass Debates (including the Freeport Doctrine)

___________ Dred-Scott Decision announced by Supreme Court

___________ John Brown and posse attack Harper’s Ferry, Virginia

___________ James Buchanan elected president

___________ Franklin Pierce elected president

___________ Slavery is outlawed in NW Terr by NW Ord (written by TJ)

___________ Slave importation is outlawed by the US

___________ Charles Sumner brutally caned by Preston Brooks

___________ First shots of Civil War fired at Fort Sumter

Causes of the Civil War

Chronology Worksheet- “The Answers”

1619 Slaves first brought to America by Dutch trading ship

1787 Slavery is outlawed in NW Terr by NW Ord (written by TJ)

1787 Constitution written

1794 Cotton Gin invented by Eli de Witster

1797 Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions written

1803 Louisiana Purchased

1807 Slave importation is outlawed by the US

1820 Missouri Compromise

1822 Denmark Vescey’s Rebellion

1831 Nat Turner Rebellion

­1831 William Lloyd Garrison publishes The Liberator

1833 South Carolina Nullification Crisis

1848 Gold is discovered at Sutter’s Mill, CA Territory

1848 Treaty of Guadaloupe Hidalgo signed; Mex cedes SW states

1848 Wilmot Proviso fails to pass Congress

1850 California becomes a State, Fugitive Slave Law passed

1852 Franklin Pierce elected president

1852 Harriett Beecher Stowe writes Uncle Tom’s Cabin

1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act passed

1854 Ostend Manifesto proposed

1856 Charles Sumner brutally caned by Preston Brooks

1856 James Buchanan elected president

1857 Dred-Scott Decision announced by Supreme Court

1858 Lincoln-Douglass Debates (including the Freeport Doctrine)

1859 John Brown and posse attack Harper’s Ferry, Virginia

1860 Crittenden Compromise fails to pass Congress

1860 Lincoln elected President of the US with 40% of popular vote



1860 South Carolina secedes

1861 First shots of Civil War fired at Fort Sumter


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