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

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