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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_1860

This time, 110 Southern delegates (led by “Fire-Eaters”) walked out when the convention would not adopt a resolution supporting extending slavery into territories whose voters did not want it. Some considered Horatio Seymour a compromise candidate for the National ...

www.270towin.com/1860_Election

Results of the presidential election of 1860, won by Abraham Lincoln with 180 electoral votes. ... Candidate, Party, Electoral Votes, Popular Votes ... In 1860, this issue finally came to a head, fracturing the formerly dominant Democratic Party into Southern and Northern factions and bringing Abraham Lincoln and the ...

www.britannica.com/event/United-States-presidential-election-of-1860

United States presidential election of 1860, American presidential election held on Nov. 6, 1860, in which Republican Abraham Lincoln defeated Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge, Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, and Constitutional Union candidate John Bell. The electoral split between Northern and Southern ...

www.ushistory.org/us/32d.asp

The Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 1860 to select their candidate for President in the upcoming election. It was turmoil. Northern democrats felt that Stephen Douglas had the best chance to defeat the "Black Republicans." Although an ardent supporter of slavery, southern Democrats considered ...

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Tennessee 4 Me - Election of 1860 Candidates - Party Candidate Platform on slavery Republican Abraham Lincoln While opposing the expansion of slavery, the party platform did not call for it to be abolished. Northern Democrats Stephen Douglas Platform limiting slavery, but didn't abolish it. …

civilwardailygazette.com/presidential-election-of-1860-know-your-candidates

Nov 5, 2010 ... Republican National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois, May 16-18, 1860. Presidential: Abraham Lincoln, former Representative from Illinois Vice- Presidential: Hannibal Hamlin, Former governor and current Senator from Maine. Biography: Lincoln was a former Whig, a member of the House of ...

www.presidency.ucsb.edu/showelection.php?year=1860

STATE, TOTAL VOTE, Republican, Democratic, Southern Democratic, Constitutional Union. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS, JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE, JOHN BELL. Votes, %, EV, Votes, %, EV, Votes, %, EV, Votes, %, EV. Alabama, 90,122, --, 0.0, 13,618, 15.1, 48,669, 54.0, 9, 27,835, 30.9. Arkansas ...

www.encyclopediavirginia.org/United_States_Presidential_Election_of_1860

May 28, 2009 ... The United States presidential election of 1860 was perhaps the most pivotal in American history. ... Harpers Ferry, Virginia, the national debate over slavery had reached a boiling point, and several Southern states were threatening to secede should the Republican Party candidate, Abraham Lincoln , win.

study.com/academy/lesson/the-election-of-1860.html

In this lesson, we will examine the election of 1860. We will meet the candidates, discover their primary concerns and campaign techniques, and...