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The Final Crisis Popular Electoral Lincoln(40%) 1,87mil 180(59%) Douglas(27%)1.4mil 12(4%) Breckinridge(18%) 848,000 72(24%) Bell (13%) 590,000 39(13%) Constitutional Union Party Crittenden Compromise James Buchanan Jefferson Davis Alexander Stephens 1. a. Four candidates, the democratic party was very divided in 1860 i. Steven A. Douglas (D) in the north runs against Lincoln (chosen President) 1. Douglas campaigned along the coast but was still beat out by Lincoln 2. The South saw it as a dreaded day that the President was Republican a. Didn’t think the nation would last as half slave, half free. b. Cry for secession. ii. John C. Breckinridge (D) in the south vs. Bell iii. Abraham Lincoln (R) iv. John Bell (R) b. Buchanan said to congress that secession is unconstitutional yet said that there was nothing he could do about it. i. Congress had to find solution. ii.
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course HIST 2055 taught by Professor Sheehan during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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