Abraham Lincoln's Election 1860

Abraham Lincoln's Election 1860
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  • Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency.
  •  Lincoln received only 40 percent of the popular vote but handily defeated the three other candidates
  • In the November 1860 election, Lincoln again faced Douglas, who represented the Northern faction of a heavily divided Democratic Party, as well as Breckinridge and Bell.
  • The announcement of Lincoln’s victory signaled the secession of the Southern states, which since the beginning of the year had been publicly threatening secession if the Republicans gained the White House
  • By the time of Lincoln’s inauguration on March 4, 1861, seven states had seceded
  • For preserving the Union and bringing an end to slavery, and for his unique character and powerful oratory, Lincoln is hailed as one of the greatest American presidents.
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