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What are some major events that happened in the Civil War?
Significant Civil War Battles
- April 12, 1861: Battle of Fort Sumter.
- June 30, 1861: Battle of Philippi.
- July 21, 1861: First Battle of Bull Run/First Battle of Manassas.
- August 28-29, 1861: Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries.
- October 21, 1861: Battle of Ball’s Bluff.
- November 7, 1861: Battle of Belmont.
What was the South known for?
The South is known for stick-to-your-ribs, home cooking, country and blues music and cotton. The Southern states, including Louisiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, gained their wealth by farming – mostly tobacco and cotton.
What happened in the 1870?
February 3, 1870: The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave the right to vote to Black men, became law when the required number of states ratified it. July 15, 1870: Georgia became the last of the Confederate states to return to the Union. July 19, 1870: The Franco-Prussian War began.
When did the Civil War start in the southeast?
In the Southeast, many plantation owners bought African slaves to work on their farms. The war between the Northern and Southern states began in 1861. The Northern States were called the Union and the Southern states were called the Confederacy.
What kind of people lived in the southeast?
Many Cherokees who moved West towards Oklahoma became known as the Western Cherokee. Some stayed in the Southeast. Several purchased land in the mountains of North Carolina. They were known as the Eastern Cherokee. Today the Western and Eastern Cherokee make up the largest Native American group in the US.
When did the war between northern and southern states begin?
The war between the Northern and Southern states began in 1861. The Northern States were called the Union and the Southern states were called the Confederacy. Slavery was an important issue during the war.
What was the north and South called during the Civil War?
The Northern States were called the Union and the Southern states were called the Confederacy. Slavery was an important issue during the war. The north and the south argued over the whether slavery should be allowed in their country.