The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th 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 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 ...
Jul 15, 2016 ... Results of the American presidential election, 1860… ... In attempting to ignore
the slavery issue, the party's platform particularly appealed to ...
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
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 ...
The Candidates and the Issues. The election of 1860 was rocky right from the
very beginning as four major candidates accepted nominations for the
The presidential election of 1860 is often considered the immediate impetus for
the ... In 1860, these issues exploded when the Democratic Party officially ...