19 Weekly Letter

 

Friends,

 

 

Week 19 Card 1  1860 South Carolina Secedes from the Union

  • Abraham Lincoln lost the popular vote but won the presidency through the Electoral College
    • Many in the South were enraged by this and were concerned that Lincoln would abolish slavery.
    • The Secession Movement gained momentum after Lincoln was elected.
  • The South slowly built up arms by taking cannon, guns, and ammo that were stored by the Union throughout the South.
  • The North
  • On December 20, 1860 South Carolina seceded from the Union

 

Week 19 Card 2  1861 US Civil War Begins

This is a must-watch video.  I highly recommend it.

Week 19 Card 3  George Mueller

 

 

 

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