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history lecture 12 - Lecture#12 The Civil War KEY TERMS(22...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture #12: The Civil War KEY TERMS (22) The Election of 1860 and (23) The Crisis at Ft. Sumter Part I: The Election of 1860 A. Republican Convention (Chicago) a. Select Abraham Lincoln – “Moderate” b. Opposition to the EXPANSION of Slavery c. Appeal Limited to Northeast/Northwest B. Democrat Convention (Charleston, SC) a. Select Stephen A. Douglas b. Party Platform: “Popular Sovereignty” c. Southern Delegates Leave and Hold Their Own Convention C. Democrat Party Split: a. Douglas (Northern Democrats) b. John Breckenridge (Southern Democrats) D. Constitutional Union Party a. Compromise Candidate: John Bell E. Election: a. 4.6 Million Votes Cast b. Lincoln: 39.8% Popular Vote 180 Electoral Votes c. Douglas: 29.5% Popular Vote 12 Electoral Votes d. Breckenridge: 18.1% Popular Vote 72 Electoral Votes e. Bell: 12.6% Popular Vote 39 Electoral Votes Part II: Secession and War A. Lincoln a. No Compromise on Party Tenet of Opposition to the EXTENSION of Slavery B. Secession a. States begin to leave the Union...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 1113 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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