The 1860 Elections

6 Nov – Abraham Lincoln’s victory in the 1860 presidential election ensured that the divisions between North and South would not be resolved.

Clockwise from top left: John Bell, Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Douglas, and John Breckinridge | Image Credit: Wikipedia.org

The Growing Secession Movement

7 Nov – Citizens of Charleston, South Carolina raised the state’s palmetto flag in defiance of Abraham Lincoln’s victory in yesterday’s presidential election.


Last Updated: 9/30/2018

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