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LINCOLN & SECESSION
The Republican party chooses ABRAHAM LINCOLN as their presidential nominee for the 1860 election http://www.si.edu/archive...
Democrats could not agree on how slavery would be explained in their PLATFORM PLATFORM – statements or beliefs, usually on...
The northern and southern Democrats cannot agree so they have two nominees Northern Democrats –  Stephen Douglas Southern ...
Republicans –  Abraham Lincoln Southern Democrats –  John Breckinridge Northern Democrats –  Stephen Douglas Constitutiona...
http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/kurt.mayer/graphics/LincolnElectl.jpg
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1860 http://www.multied.com/PageMill_Images/image31.gif
http://www.giltroy.com/Courseweb/pres1860.gif
Lincoln wins many votes in the North and since the North has a larger population he wins the election http://www.wildwestw...
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
John Crittenden of Kentucky tries to get both sides to solve the problem with the CRITTENDEN PLAN but it fails
Lincoln becomes the 16 th  president in March of 1861
 
both sides cautiously wait to see what will happen next
THE END
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  1. 1. LINCOLN & SECESSION
  2. 2. The Republican party chooses ABRAHAM LINCOLN as their presidential nominee for the 1860 election http://www.si.edu/archives/ihd/jhp/lincoln.jpg
  3. 3. Democrats could not agree on how slavery would be explained in their PLATFORM PLATFORM – statements or beliefs, usually on behalf of a political party
  4. 4. The northern and southern Democrats cannot agree so they have two nominees Northern Democrats – Stephen Douglas Southern Democrats – John Breckinridge
  5. 5. Republicans – Abraham Lincoln Southern Democrats – John Breckinridge Northern Democrats – Stephen Douglas Constitutional Union – John Bell ELECTION OF 1860
  6. 6. http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/kurt.mayer/graphics/LincolnElectl.jpg
  7. 7. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1860 http://www.multied.com/PageMill_Images/image31.gif
  8. 8. http://www.giltroy.com/Courseweb/pres1860.gif
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. The South is afraid that Lincoln will now try to abolish slavery in the United States
  11. 11. SECEDE – to withdraw from the Union, split with the country South Carolina becomes the first to secede on December 20, 1860
  12. 12. In the next six weeks more states secede: Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas
  13. 13. These states form their own country – THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
  14. 14. JEFFERSON DAVIS is elected president of the Confederate States of America http://www.military.com/pics/davis1.jpg
  15. 15. Northerners felt that secession was unconstitutional and the South did NOT have the right to leave X
  16. 16. John Crittenden of Kentucky tries to get both sides to solve the problem with the CRITTENDEN PLAN but it fails
  17. 17. Lincoln becomes the 16 th president in March of 1861
  18. 19. both sides cautiously wait to see what will happen next
  19. 20. THE END
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