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1

1861

Start of civil war

2

1865

End of civil war

3

Calhoun

Supporter of states rights and devolver of the doctrine of nullification

4

Clay

Great compromise, devised American system, Missouri compromise, compromise of 1850

5

Webster

Believed states had no right to leave the union

6

Assassination of Lincoln

Assassinated by John Wilkes booth in fords theater

7

Lees surrender

Lee surrendered to grant at the town of Appomattox court house

8

Homestead act of 1862

Offered Americans 160 acres of federal land to encourage the settlement of the west

9

What were Lincolns ideas on a quality, Union, liberty, and government

Union: should know be preserved at all costs and south can't secede
Government: democracy was worth defending
Liberty: government must defend and individuals freedom
Equality: all men are created equal

10

What is the difference between Lincoln's first and second inaugural address

First- he didnt want to abolish slavery
Second: war was to make sure that equality of enslaved blacks was recognized

11

How did Lincoln's views in the first and second inaugural address contrast with Jefferson Davis his views in his inaugural address

Jefferson's address focused on supporting the cause of separation from the north. It also work to establish a system of states rights in the south