World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1860s

Article Id: WHEBN0000034626
Reproduction Date:

Title: 1860s  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 60s, 1890
Collection: 1860S
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

1860s

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1830s 1840s 1850s1860s1870s 1880s 1890s
Years: 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

The 1860s were an extremely turbulent Ku Klux Klan and the issue of granting Civil Rights to freed blacks. These controversies would last for almost a century and their reverberations are still felt to the modern day.

Contents

  • Politics and wars 1
    • Wars 1.1
    • Internal conflicts 1.2
    • Prominent political events 1.3
  • Assassinations 2
  • Science and Technology 3
  • Establishments 4
  • Popular culture 5
    • Religion 5.1
    • Literature and Arts 5.2
    • Sports 5.3
    • Fashion 5.4
    • Miscellaneous trends 5.5
  • People 6
    • World leaders 6.1
    • Politics 6.2
  • External links 7
  • References 8

Politics and wars

Wars

Internal conflicts

Prominent political events

Assassinations

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln. From left to right: Henry Rathbone, Clara Harris, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth

Science and Technology

Establishments

Popular culture

Religion

Literature and Arts

Sports

Fashion

  • The Victorian era and its culture largely thrived from 1860 until 1901.
  • The culture of the Victorian era comes to America and remains in place until around the turn of the 20th century, where the year it ends is disputed as to whether it ended with the rise of progressivism in 1896 or with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901.

Miscellaneous trends

People

World leaders

Politics

External links

References

  1. ^ "American Civil War". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 4 May 2014. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.