The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial
presidential election ... In 1860, these issues broke the Democratic Party into
Northern and Southern factions, and a new Con...
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
Results of the presidential election of 1860, won by with electoral votes. ... In
1860, this issue finally came to a head, fracturing the formerly dominant
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.
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 ...
Jul 15, 2016 ... Results of the American presidential election, 1860 Sources: Electoral and ... In
attempting to ignore the slavery issue, the party's platform ...
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 ...
The Candidates and the Issues. The election of 1860 was rocky right from the
very beginning as four major candidates accepted nominations for the
Abraham Lincoln nurtured his 1860 presidential candidacy while politely ... with
this western lawyer and his unique approach to discussing national issues.
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