The election of 1860 there were 4 candidates Abraham Lincoln, John C. Breckenridge,Stephen A. Douglas, and John Bell.
Abraham Lincoln was elected president of united state of America. Abraham Lincoln being elected was one of the reason the civil war started cause he want to end slavery and he was a abolish.
The civil war was fought by two side the Union and the confederacy. But at the end the Union won the war.
Abraham Lincoln and his wife were at a theater watch the a show. A man name John Wilkes Booth shot him two times the first one miss but the second one was shoot in his head but was stuck in his skull he Abraham Lincoln died later that day.