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United States presidential election, 1860 - Wikipedia


The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 16th presidential election . The election ... In 1860, these issues broke the Democratic Party into Northern and Southern factions, and a new C...

The Election of 1860 [ushistory.org]


The Election of 1860. ... best way out of the present difficulties that faced the nation was to take no stand at all on the issues that divided the north and the south.

Abraham Lincoln: Campaigns and Elections—Miller Center


Going into the presidential election of 1860, the issue of slavery had heated the nation to the boiling point. How were the political parties going to maintain unity ...

The Election of 1860 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History


The most important and divisive presidential election in American history took place in 1860. John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry a year earlier had brought the  ...

- Election of 1860 | National Museum of American History


Abraham Lincoln, age 51 - detail from an ambrotype taken during the 1860 ... and its expansion into the western territories were the central issues of the election.

MILLER-Election of 1860


The Election of 1860 demonstrated the divisions within the United States just before the Civil ... decades before 1860 no longer dealt with the issues of 1860.

Election of 1860 - United States History


The role of Election of 1860 in the history of the United States of America. ... the Republicans proclaimed that each state could decide the issue within its own ...

American History: Hopes, Fears and the Election of 1860 (VOA ...


This week in our series, Tony Riggs and Frank Oliver talk about the candidates and the issues in the election of 1860. After four years as president, James ...

1860 presidential elections -- historical background political parties ...


Mar 4, 2007 ... The candidates at the time did not always articulate it, but the election of 1860 was primarily about slavery and the issue determined the ...

Abraham Lincoln and the Election of 1860 - US News


Jul 23, 2008 ... ... in 1860 was probably the most consequential election in American history. ... Slavery was the central issue and Lincoln, while he wanted to ...

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Presidential Election of 1860 - 270toWin


In 1860, this issue finally came to a head, fracturing the formerly dominant Democratic Party into Southern and Northern factions and bringing Abraham Lincoln ...

The Election of 1860 | The Civil War in Missouri


In the 1860 election the nation and its political parties were divided far more than ... against the formation of sectional parties and disunion over the slavery issue.

United States presidential election of 1860 - Britannica.com


Jul 15, 2016 ... Results of the American presidential election, 1860… ... In attempting to ignore the slavery issue, the party's platform particularly appealed to ...