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Timeline Introduction Chapter 1: Political Sectionalism Before 1850 Chapter 2: Abolitionists, Fugitive Slaves, and the Northern View of the South Chapter 3: The Pro-Slavery Arguments and Sectional Conflict Chapter 4: The 1850s: Free Soil and the Creation of the Republican Majority Chapter 5: The Election of 1860, Secession, and the Confederate States of America Chapter 6: Fort Sumter and the Beginning of the War Chapter 7: Organization, Strategy, and the Battle of the First Bull Run Chapter 8: War on Land and at Sea: 1862 Chapter 9: Families and War, 1861-1862 Chapter 10: Military Strategy and the War in 1862: Runaway Slaves, the Battle of Antietam, and the Emancipation Proclamation Chapter 11: Union Families, the Peace Movement, and Northern Politics in 1863 Chapter 12: The War in 1863: Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga Chapter 13: European Diplomacy, the Union Blockade, and Confederate Families at War in 1863. Chapter 14: The War and Union Politics in 1864: Sherman, Grant, and Lincoln Chapter 15: Confederate Families at War, 1864-1865 Chapter 16: 1865: Emancipation, Surrender, and Assassination Chapter 17: From Presidential to Congressional Reconstruction: 1865 and 1866 viii Chapter 18: From Congressional Reconstruction to Redemption: 1867 to 1877 Chapter 19: African Americans and the Transition to Freedom
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).