Lecture-28-Electionof1860

Lecture-28-Electionof1860 - The Election of 1860 and the...

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The Election of 1860 and the Meaning of the American Civil War Lecture Outline 1. The Impending Crisis: The Political System Fragments 2. The 1860 Campaign a) Lincoln v. Douglas b) Breckinridge v. Bell c) Impact of Territorial Issue on Campaign 3. The South Secedes: Rationale 4. The North Reacts: Preservation of the Union 5. Lincoln’s Inauguration 6. The Gettysburg Address: The American Civil War and the Great American Experiment
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The 1860 Campaign: The Democrats 1. The Charleston Convention a) The Platform b)The Smash Up 2. The Baltimore Convention a) Douglas and Popular Sovereignty b)Remove the Slavery Question from Washington c) The “National” Democrats
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The 1860 Campaign: The Southern Democrats 1. The Richmond Convention 2. “Constitutional” Democrats 3. The Platform: Dred Scott Decision and Protection of Slavery in the Territories 4. Immediate Confrontation with Abolitionists/Republicans
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Another Political Bond of Union Snapped
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The 1860 Campaign The Republicans 1. The Republicans Pass Over the
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