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Which of the following individuals, opposed by Southerners, won the presidential election of 1860?

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Ralph Lopez on January 27, 2018

Abraham Lincoln won the presidential election of 1860 in the face of opposition by Southerners.Before Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated into office, the Southern states seceded. This is because they are afraid that with Lincoln as president, he the abolition of slavery. They formed the Confederate States of America with Jefferson Davis as president.Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the united States. He preserved the Union during the Civil War and occurred the emancipation of the slaves.He was assassinated April 14, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth, a well-known well-known actor and supporter of the Confederacy.


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