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The Republican party chooses ABRAHAM LINCOLN as their presidential nominee for the 1860 election http://www.si.edu/archives/ihd/jhp/lincoln.jpg
The northern and southern Democrats cannot agree so they have two nominees Northern Democrats – Stephen Douglas Southern Democrats – John Breckinridge
Republicans – Abraham Lincoln Southern Democrats – John Breckinridge Northern Democrats – Stephen Douglas Constitutional Union – John Bell
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1860 http://www.multied.com/PageMill_Images/image31.gif
Lincoln wins many votes in the North and since the North has a larger population he wins the election http://www.wildwestweb.net/cwleaders/Abraham%20Lincoln.jpg
The South is afraid that Lincoln will now try to abolish slavery in the United States
SECEDE – to withdraw from the Union, split with the country South Carolina becomes the first to secede on December 20, 1860
In the next six weeks more states secede: Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas
These states form their own country – THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
JEFFERSON DAVIS is elected president of the Confederate States of America http://www.military.com/pics/davis1.jpg
Northerners felt that secession was unconstitutional and the South did NOT have the right to leave X
Lincoln becomes the 16 th president in March of 1861
both sides cautiously wait to see what will happen next
The bombardment had lasted thirty-six hours, and over 3,000 shot and shell had been hurled at the fort.
Section 4 - Lincoln’s Election and Southern Secession
III. Lincoln/Douglas Debates. A. Who Are They? 1.Abraham Lincoln – 4 terms in Illinois Legislature – 1 term in US Congress – Left Whig party to become.
Secession and War Objectives Learn how the 1860 election led to the breakup of the Union. Learn why secession led to Civil War.
Secession. Introduction The decision of the Supreme Court on the Dred Scott Case will allow for the spread of slavery across all of the territories.
A Nation Divided Against Itself
The Election of 1860 and Southern Secession
The Election of 1860 Pages Choosing a New President In 1860 Americans prepared to choose a new President. They listened to speeches. They read.
The Election of 1860 The South Reacts The Civil War Begins.
Chapter 10, Section 4 The Coming of the Civil War p Abraham Lincoln’s election leads seven southern states to leave (secede from) the Union.
Chapter 15, Section 4 Secession and War. Election of 1860 The Northern Democrats nominated Stephen Douglas The Southern Democrats nominated John C.
Chapter 16 Lesson 5 A Nation Divides. The Election of 1860.
Chapter 15, Section 3. In April, the Democratic Convention was held in Charlestown, S.C. It was clear that Northern and Southern Democrats held differing.
Republican Party Lincoln and Douglas Debates A series of 7 formal political debates 2.Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were campaigning for.
Why did the election of Abraham Lincoln spark the secession of the Southern states?
Causes of the Civil War part 2. The Republican Party Forms Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 split the Whig party Northern Whigs formed the Republican party.
Lincoln’s Election and Southern Secession
The Nation Divides The Big Idea The United States broke apart due to the growing conflict over slavery. Main Ideas John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry intensified.
The Nation Divides. I. RAID ON HARPERS FERRY A. John Brown 1.Wanted to start an uprising and arm local slaves 2.Planned to kill any southerners that.
CHAPTER 8 SECTION 3 THE UNION DISSOLVES Fort Sumter.
A Nation Divides Setting the Scene Chapter 16 section 5 Pg.478.
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