General grant was the 18th president of the united states and the 4th or 5 th general lincoln had to lead the civil war. Born on April 27, 1862 in point plesant, Ohio by Jesse and Hanna grant. in his early years he was pretty much a spoilled kid, hs parents let him be free unlike his younger sibilings. Then in his later years joind west point to leasrn warcraft and in 1843 he graduate3d. not too long after he served in the battle of shiloh, Vicksburg and gettysburg.
ROBERT E. LEE
Robert e lee was the leading general for the confedercy and probally the best general there is.Born on january 9th 1807 in virgina.Little is known about him becausehe hardly talked about his childhood as a child.We do known that his mom was left to feed and care for six children all by herself.We also know that he went into west point in1825 and had to stay there for at least two years of study.Then in between 1846-1848 he fought in his first war...the mexian american war.
6 CAUSES OFTHE CIVIL WAR
1. Conflict over slavey in territories
2. Economic differences between North and South
3. Falurie of congress to compromise
4. Election of lincoln as president
5. Sucession of southern states
6. Firing on fort sumter
TOP 10 EVENTS
· July 21.1861- Battle of bull run
· January 1,1862-The emacipation proclamation was born