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. ... 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
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 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
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...