STRUGGLES OVER SLAVERY/CIVIL WAR

BY CALVIN

STRUGGLES OVER SLAVERY

The south had slavery but the north didn't because the south had big farms called plantations that had rich soil. The underground railroad wasnt actually underground. It was a secret path for slaves to follow so they can escape. Abraham lincoln was elected president in 1860 while slavery was happening.

CIVIL WAR

This war was the BLOODiEST war in U.S History. The Union won the battles of Gettysburg,Antietam Vicksburg President Lincoln gets killed by John Wilkes Booth on April 14th 1865. Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation or an official announcement. Robert e Lee was the general of the confederate army. Ulysses s Grant was the general for the union.