Presidency Chart Lincoln 1861-1865 - Presidency Chart Abraham Lincoln 1861-1865 Election of 1860 Lincoln vs Douglas vs Breckenridge Republican vs

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Presidency Chart – Abraham Lincoln 1861-1865 Election of 1860 Lincoln vs. Douglas vs. BreckenridgeRepublican vs. Northern Democrat vs. Southern DemocratDebates with Douglas made him national figure, which assured him victoryLincoln wonRepublican Platform Pledged not to extend slavery and called for enactment of free-homestead legislationEstablishment of daily mail serviceTranscontinental railroad support of protective tarifSouthern Democrats -Believed in Jefersonian Democracy-Defended slavery-Pushed for expansion into west against northern Free Soil oppositionDouglas Democrats -Supported Douglas in election-Majority of party nationally-Party became divided over expansion of slavery-Neutral on slavery expansionConstitutional Union Party -Conservative former Whigs who wanted to avoid succession overslaveryProminent Members of Lincoln’s Cabinet –-Seward-Chase-Cameron-BatesLincoln’s First Inaugural Address-Primarily addressed to South-Intended to state policies and

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