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In the 1860 Presidential election campaign, Plainville was the site of a political rally involving around 7, 000 people.
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1860 and Presidential
In contrast, Lincoln was to get only 10 percent of the Missouri vote in the 1860 Presidential Election.
Named for Stephen A. Douglas, famous for his 1860 Presidential campaign and debates with Abraham Lincoln, Douglas County was one of the first nine counties formed in 1861 by the Nevada territorial legislature.
Though Abraham Lincoln was not on the ballot in the area for the 1860 Presidential election, residents of Lewisville ( listed as " Hollforts " on election results ) still gave John C. Breckinridge only a 44 – 31 majority over a fusion option.
Lincoln and Douglas were both nominated for president in 1860 ( by the Republicans and Northern Democrats, respectively ), and their earlier debates helped define their respective positions in that election, but they did not meet during the Presidential campaign.
In the United States Presidential election of 1860, the Republican Party, with Abraham Lincoln as its Presidential candidate, campaigned against the expansion of slavery in the United States.
A supporter of Stephen A. Douglas in the 1860 Presidential election and strong advocate for Union, Rust shifted his position after Lincoln ’ s call for troops.
Many of the area's residents were recent arrivals from the Southern states, and southerner John C. Breckenridge received twice as many local votes as Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 Presidential election.
* John Bell, politician from Tennessee, former presidential candidate in the United States Presidential election of 1860 as a member of United States Constitutional Union Party
He was the 41st Governor of Georgia from 1853 to 1857 and the Vice Presidential nominee of the Douglas wing of the Democratic Party in the 1860 US presidential election.
He was appointed United States Secretary of the Treasury in the Presidential Cabinet of President James Buchanan and served from December 12, 1860 to January 14, 1861.
Lane was nominated for Vice President by the pro-slavery southern wing of the Democratic Party Party in 1860 alongside Presidential candidate John C. Breckinridge, the most ardently pro-slavery candidate in the election.
Weed soon became an influential member of the party and pushed Seward's name for the 1860 Presidential nomination of the party.
Lincoln was famously an underdog for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860 ; in the film it is suggested he is the sole nominee as a result of the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
* Jon Grinspan, " ' Young Men for War :' The Wide Awakes and Lincoln's 1860 Presidential Campaign ," Journal of American History, Vol 96, No 2 ( Sept, 2009 ).
* The South Was a Closed Society: For the 1860 Presidential Election, in 10 of the 11 states that became the Confederate States of America, Lincoln was not on the ballot, denying him at least the 100, 000 votes of those who later went north to join the Union Army, possibly more.
Also, Burke and R. Craig Sautter published the book Inside the Wigwam: Chicago Presidential Conventions 1860 – 1996.
On February 3, 1860 elected vice president of the nation, being the President General Jose Santos Guardiola, who was killed in Comayagua un January 11, 1862 for his own Presidential Guard.
1860 and election
Stanton was one of many conservative Democrats ( he supported Breckenridge in the 1860 election ) who became anti-slavery Republicans under Lincoln's leadership.
In the presidential election of 1860, the Republican Party, led by Abraham Lincoln, had campaigned against expanding slavery beyond the states in which it already existed.
The Republican Party was determined to prevent any spread of slavery, and many Southern leaders had threatened secession if the Republican candidate, Lincoln, won the 1860 election.
Lincoln was nominated in Chicago for the nation's presidency at the 1860 Republican National Convention and went on to defeat Douglas in the general election, setting the stage for the American Civil War.
* 1860 – Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the Presidency.
In the election of 1860, he voted for the fusion ticket in New York which was opposed to Abraham Lincoln, but he could not approve of President Buchanan's course in dealing with secession and eventually supported Lincoln.
Just six years later, this new party captured the presidency when Abraham Lincoln won the election of 1860.
He pointed to Canada's regional politics, as well as the U. S. presidential election of 1860, as examples of often temporary regional instability that occurs from time-to-time in otherwise stable two-party systems ( Riker, 1982 ).
The results in the Electoral College indicated that the Republican Party would probably win the next presidential election, in 1860, if it won just two more states, such as Pennsylvania and Illinois.
The United States presidential election of 1860 was a quadrennial election held on November 6, 1860, for the office of President of the United States and the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.
However, he was able to regain enough money in his law practice to purchase an Illinois newspaper to support him in the presidential election of 1860, for which he gained the financial support of businessmen in Philadelphia and New York City.
After the election of Abraham Lincoln, having lived with relatives and friends in Massachusetts for three years, she returned to work at the patent office in the autumn of 1860, now as temporary copyist, in the hope she could pioneer to make way for more women in government service.
The climax was the election of Republican Abraham Lincoln in 1860, which led immediately to the secession of South Carolina, followed by six other cotton states.
The 1860 presidential election of Republican Abraham Lincoln triggered a crisis as eleven slave states seceded to found the Confederacy in 1861.
In the election of 1860 Thompson was his state's leader of those who organized the Constitutional Union Party.
In the 1860 presidential election, he ran as one of two candidates of the fractured Democratic Party, representing Southern Democrats.
In 1860, after the election of Abraham Lincoln to the American presidency, Navarro County in protest lowered the American flag from the courthouse and instead hoisted the Texas flag.
During the war between the states 13. 64 per cent of the voters in the 1860 election volunteered for service.
However, at the end of Reconstruction, the second " s " was quietly dropped and the designated honoree was changed to Stephen A. Douglas, an Illinois senator and the Democratic opponent of Abraham Lincoln in the presidential election of 1860 as evidenced by a historical marker about the creation of Douglas County: