Abraham Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won the United States presidential election of 1860. He defeated the Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, the Southern Democrat John C. Breckenri...
The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial
presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860, and
The Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 1860 to select their
candidate for President in the upcoming election. It was turmoil. Northern ...
By the election of 1860 profound divisions existed among Americans over the
future course of their country, and especially over the South's "peculiar institution,
For it was the election
of Abraham Lincoln, whose anti-slavery views had been widely publicized thanks to a speech in New York City earlier that year, that prompted southern states to make good on their threats to secede from the Union.
In those days it was thought uns... More »
The role of Election of 1860 in the history of the United States of America.
Results of the presidential election of 1860, won by Abraham Lincoln with 180
The Election Results of 1860 Lincoln Elected. ... The Democratic party met in
April 1860, in Charleston, South Carolina. The convention body was split
STATE, TOTAL VOTE, Republican, Democratic, Southern Democratic,
Constitutional Union. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS, JOHN C.
Nov 3, 2014 ... American presidential election held on Nov. 6, 1860, in which Republican
Abraham Lincoln defeated Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge, ...