In 1860 Lincoln was elected president of U.S.A. BREAKING NEWS!
Southerners were afraid that Lincoln would abolish slavery.
Then in 1863 in the middle of the war Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The southerners are now fierce about the paper Lincoln signed. Lincoln let the south back in the U.S.A. Then in 1865 Lincoln was shot in a theater by john Wilkes Booth. The north and south were shocked, Lincoln died the next morning. Now all the slaves are free and the south weren't following the new rules. The black men and women and children don't get there equal rights.