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Unformatted text preview: Election of 1860 * Southern Democrats - John Breckinridge * Extension of slavery in territories * Annexation of Cuba Lincoln wins, but * Minority president -* 60% preferred someone else * Not one vote in South Look what Bell did? South Carolina vows to secede! The wacko state secedes first! The Divorce * Mary Chestnut * South Carolina * Civil War Diarist * "We are divorced, North and South, because we have hated each other so." Buchanan, DO SOMETHING! Confederate States of America Jeff aint too good * Jefferson Davis * concerned mainly with military duties * neglects civilian morale * economy * lacks influence with state governments President Abraham Lincoln...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Sarabostelmann during the Fall '11 term at Collins.
- Fall '11
- Dred Scott