American Civil War (1861-1865)
The Civil War was the culmination of four decades of intense sectional conflict and reflected deep-seated economic, social, and political differences between the North and the South. The South, overwhelmingly agricultural, produced cash crops—cotton…
This timeline of events leading up to the American Civil War describes and links
to narrative articles and references about many of the events and issues which ...
An easy-to-use American Civil War timeline with many original photographs and
October 16–18, 1859. John Brown, in an attempt to amass arms for a slave
insurrection, attacks the federal armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
The single most frightening aspect of the Bush administration's post-9/11 civil
liberties policy was its decision to imprison two U.S. citizens, José Padilla (shown left) and Yaser Esam Hamdi, as sub-citizen "enemy combatants" without giving them access to counsel--deny... More »
The Civil War has formally begun. April 15, 1861- President Lincoln issues a
public declaration that an insurrection exists and calls for 75,000 militia to stop
Photographs and glass plate negatives from the Civil War Photographs
Collection. About 7300 photographs.
Civil War Timeline. A Summary Of Dates & Years Of Events In The American Civil
War. 1861,1862,1863,1864,1865. Year By Year Timeline.
Timeline of the American Civil War year by year overview of events with links to
battle maps and battle statistics.
Our timeline of the American Civil War. Learn about the important events and
battles that happened throughout this period of American history. From John ...