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December 181860 -- The Crittenden Compromise January 1861 -- The South Secedes When Abraham Lincoln a known opponent of slavery was elected president the South Carolina legislature perceived a threat Calling a state convention the delegates voted to remove the state of South Carolina from the union known as the United States of America The Secession of South Carolina was followed by the secession of six more states -- Mississippi Florida Alabama Georgia Louisiana and Texas -- and the threat of Secession by four more -- Virginia Arkansas Tennessee and North Carolina These eleven states eventually formed the Confederate States of America Ordinances of Secession January 7 - Speech of Tennessee Governor Isham G Harris January 9 - Mississippi seceded from the Union January 10 - Florida seceded from the Union January 11 Alabama seceded from the Union Speech of ES Dargan January 19 Georgia seceded from the Union January 26 Louisiana seceded from the Union January 29 Kansas admitted to the Union February 1 Texas seceded from the Union February 1861-- The South Creates a Government At a convention in Montgomery Alabama the seven seceding states created the Confederate Constitution a document similar to the United States Constitution but with greater stress on the autonomy of each state Jefferson Davis was named provisional president of the Confederacy until elections could be held February 1861-- The South Seizes Federal Forts When President Buchanan -- Lincolns predecessor -- refused to surrender southern federal forts to the seceding states southern state troops seized them At Fort Sumter South Carolina troops repulsed a supply ship trying to reach federal forces based in the fort The ship was forced to return to New York its supplies undelivered March 4 1861-- Lincolns Inauguration At Lincolns inauguration the new president said he had no plans to end slavery in those states where it
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