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The United States presidential election of 1860 was the ninetee...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1860 was the nineteenth quadrennial presidential election to select the President and Vice President of the United States. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860, and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.
united states presidential election, 1860

From the Capitol: The Electoral College and a direct democracy

Rockford Register Star - 17 Aug 2018
They wrote, “Abraham Lincoln earned only 39 percent of the popular vote in the election of 1860, but won a crushing victory in the Electoral College. This, in large measure, was why Southern slaveholders stampeded to secession in 1860-61. They could do ...
united states presidential election, 1860

ED needs team of rivals

Zimbabwe Independent - 17 Aug 2018
IN the aftermath of yet another hotly-disputed presidential election between President-Elect Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, as well as subsequent brutal retribution against opposition activists, Zimbabwe needs a ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Lincoln's Legacy comes alive at state fair

Effingham Daily News - 13 Aug 2018
We invite all fairgoers to join us on the lawn of the Illinois Building,” said Sarah Watson, executive director of Looking for Lincoln and the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area. The Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition is ...
united states presidential election, 1860

LOCAL HISTORY COLUMN: Illinois in the Civil War

Morton Times-News - 11 Aug 2018
Not even two whole generations had elapsed since Illinois' admission as the 18th state in the Union when America split apart, divided between the industrialized and increasingly anti-slavery northern states of the Union and the agrarian, pro-slavery ...
united states presidential election, 1860

President Trump holds rally in Florida

CNN - 01 Aug 2018
President Trump held a rally in Tampa, Florida. 3 key races: Trump is campaigning for several GOP candidates, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for US Senate; Rep. Ron DeSantis, who is running for governor; and Rep. Matt Gaetz, who is ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Review: Book captures birth of Republican Party

Lincoln Journal Star - 22 Jul 2018
Fremont was considered too much of a political neophyte and Washington outsider to become an effective president, and most future presidential hopefuls such as New York's William Seward preferred to wait until the 1860 election to see if the Republican ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Quincy lawyer pushed for Grant presidency

Herald-Whig - 22 Jul 2018
So, when Morris, who had encouraged fellow Democrats to support Republican Grant in the 1868 presidential election and invited the Civil War general to Quincy, Grant agreed. The visit was not what Grant expected. As a soldier, Grant had known the ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Should We Be Worried We're Heading for Civil War 2.0?

History News Network (HNN) - 17 Aug 2018
“Blue” states. This meme, once convenient for summarizing presidential election returns, now corrupts many analyses of our domestic circumstance. Consider these points: ○ Unlike 1860, the United States is now a highly integrated economic, social and ...
united states presidential election, 1860

After Helsinki: A Coup in the Making

A Magazine of American Culture - 13 Aug 2018
President Donald Trump's meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia and their joint press conference in Helsinki on July 16 have ignited an ongoing paroxysm of rage and hysteria in the U.S. media. Morbid Russophobia and Putin-hate are ...
united states presidential election, 1860

The Origins of Our Second Civil War

National Review - 31 Jul 2018
We are now nearing a point comparable to 1860, and perhaps past 1968. Left–Right factionalism is increasingly fueled by geography — always history's force multiplier of civil strife. Red and blue states ensure that locale magnifies differences that ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Conventions, reunions and institutions

Effingham Daily News - 13 Aug 2018
Many party loyalists questioned whether he truly represented the Democrat Party, since he had not voted for President in the last election; however, he did have a good resume for office holding: Member of the Illinois State House of Representatives ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Meddling With Our Minds, Too

Wheeling Intelligencer - 29 Jul 2018
Virtually all the attention on Russian manipulation of Americans has focused on Moscow's attempts to hack into politicians' and election system computers. Very little has been said about the much worse ...

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