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
In 1860, this issue finally came to a head, fracturing the formerly dominant
Democratic Party into Southern and Northern factions and bringing Abraham
The 1860 election, in which Abraham Lincoln was elected, was very important. ...
against the formation of sectional parties and disunion over the slavery issue.
Election of 1860. Slavery was a prominent issue in the 1850's, dividing the United
States, with the northern abolitionists against slavery and the Southerners for it ...
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 ...
Nov 3, 2014 ... 6, 1860, in which Republican Abraham Lincoln defeated Southern Democrat ... In
attempting to ignore the slavery issue, the party's platform ...
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 Candidates and the Issues. The election of 1860 was rocky right from the
very beginning as four major candidates accepted nominations for the
The central issue of the presidential election of 1860 was bound to be slavery.
Battles over the spread of slavery to new territories and states had gripped the ...