Civil War Battles
Kansas Nebraska Act
The Kansas-Nebrask Act was an 1854 bill that talked about “popular sovereignty” letting settlers of a territory decide whether slavery would be allowed in a new states. Written by Stephen A. Douglas. Conflicts that came up between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers in the aftermath of the act, led to the period of violence known as Bleeding Kansas, and helped paved the way for the American Civil War 1861.
Dred Scott Case
Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was the largest battle of the American Civil War and the largest battle ever fought in North America, involving around 85,000 men in the Union’s Army led by Major General George Gordon Meade and about 75,000 in the Confederacy’s Army, led by General Robert Edward Lee. This battle was known to be the turning point of the Civil War.