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Election of 1860 and Secession

Causes of the Civil War: Election of 1860 and Secession

Dustin Worm

on 7 May 2013

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Election of 1860
and Secession What you will learn?
How the election of 1860 led to Secession Abraham Lincoln John Breckinridge VS What is secession? To withdraw formally from
membership in an organization,
association, or alliance. December 20, 1860

South Carolina January 9, 1861

Mississippi January 10, 1861

Florida January 11, 1861

Alabama January 19, 1861

Georgia January 26, 1861

Louisiana February 1, 1861

Texas April 17, 1861

Virginia May 6, 1861

Arkansas May 20, 1861

North Carolina June 8, 1861

Tennessee February 8, 1861

The Confederate States
of America is formed April 12, 1861

Start of Civil War Jefferson Davis The Declaration of Independence
was to be taken literally; ALL MEN
had the right to RISE as far as talent
will take them; just as he had. Called for Slaverys restriction Not Abolition By the mid 1800's the Country
was deeply divided South Feared
North would ban Slavery North Feared
Slavery would move west Divided House Speech "A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Abolitionists believed he did not go far enough Lincoln won with only 40% of Vote Did not appear on 10 ballots Florida Georgia Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina Tennessee Texas South Carolina Alabama Arkansas http://www.glencoe.com/video_library/index_with_mods.php?PROGRAM=9780078777158&VIDEO=3080&CHAPTER=15&MODE=2
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