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    15 4 the nation divides 15 4 the nation divides Presentation Transcript

    • CHAPTER 15:A Divided Nation Section 4: The Nation Divides
    • VOCABULARY Arsenal: A storehouse of weapons
    • RAID ON HARPERS FERRY 1859 – John Brown and a smallgroup of abolitionists attack thearsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia
    • Harpers Ferry, Virginia
    • RAID ON HARPERS FERRY• Wanted to get weapons & givethem to slaves to start a rebellion
    • RAID ON HARPERS FERRY No slaves come to help Brown is attacked by locals andretreats to a firehouse
    • John Brown’s Raid
    • John Brown’s Raid
    • RAID ON HARPERS FERRY Brown is captured and hung -rebellion over  Abolitionists mourn but some think his tactics were too extreme  Southerners are angry
    • THE ELECTION OF 1860 Dem’s do not re-nominateBuchanan • They are split over who to nominate
    • THE ELECTION OF 1860 Northern Dem’s pickStephen Douglas Southern Dem’s pickJohn C. Breckinridge Constitutional UnionParty picks John Bell Rep’s pick AbrahamLincoln
    • Presidential Election of 1860
    • THE ELECTION OF 1860 Lincoln winswith only 40%of the votes Southernersare angry
    • THE SOUTH SECEDES Eleven Southern states secede •1860 – South Carolina •1861 – Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee
    • THE SOUTH SECEDES Form the Confederate States ofAmerica Elect Jefferson Davis President
    • The Nation is Divided
    • Lincoln’sInauguration in 1861