Civil War & Emancipation Proclamation

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  • Civil war & emancipation proclamation
    • North states
      • Known as the United states
      • Led by Abraham Lincoln
      • Head of the army - Ulysses Grant
      • Mason - Dixon line separated the North and South states
        • South states
          • For slavery
            • More agriculture than the North
            • Jim Crow laws created by Southern states - segregated whites and blacks
          • Known as the Confederate states
          • Led by Jefferson Davis
          • Head of the army - Robert E. Lee
      • Against slavery
    • South states
      • For slavery
        • More agriculture than the North
        • Jim Crow laws created by Southern states - segregated whites and blacks
      • Known as the Confederate states
      • Led by Jefferson Davis
      • Head of the army - Robert E. Lee
    • Emancipation Proclamation
      • All slaves everywhere would be free
      • It was illegal to prevent a slave from gaining freedom
      • The army would fight to help slaves become free
      • 1st January 1863 - Abraham Lincoln
    • Plessy Versus Ferguson
      • 1898
      • Supreme Court says segregation is legal if facilities are equal
      • Jim Crow laws considered legal

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