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February 11, 1790 Benjamin Franklin presents a petition to the U. S. House asking that the importation of slaves be stopped immediately. It is the first petition to the House under the newly enacted First Amendment to the Constitution
February 11, 1811 Alexander Stephens is born in a cabin on the Piedmont in Warren County, Georgia Georgia
  Alexander Stephens
February 11, 1861 As President-elect Abraham Lincoln begins his journey to Washington D. C. from Springfield, Illinois, President-elect Jefferson Davis journeys from Vicksburg, Mississippi to Montgomery, Alabama to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States. Mississippi
Alabama
Illinois
  Abraham Lincoln
  Jefferson Davis
  Convention of Seceding States
February 11, 1861 The Electoral College begins to meet amid fears of a show of force against the election of Abraham Lincoln. General Winfield Scott reinforces the city and the meeting occurs as planned. Vice-president John C. Breckinridge declares Lincoln the winner of the Election of 1860
  Abraham Lincoln
  John Breckinridge
  Winfield Scott
  The Election of 1860

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June 15, 1864
April 2, 1865
Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Army of Northern Virginia
  Ulysses S. Grant
  Siege of Petersburg
April 12, 1861
May 10, 1865
The American Civil War
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February 4, 1861
February 27, 1861
Washington Peace Conference (also called Convention or Congress)
  Felix Zollicoffer
  Salmon P. Chase
  John Tyler
  Washington Peace Convention
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