Election Of 1860

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Causes

Causes

* By 1860, the divisions in the country had reached a breaking point. - the civil war in art

*Southerners were outraged over a plot by abolitionist John Brown to start a slave rebellion at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in 1859, an event that garnered headlines in newspapers and magazines across the nation. - yahoo. answers

*The presidential Election of 1860 brought these conflicts to a head with dramatic consequences. - goggle.com

*Republican Party - yahoo. answes

* President Lincoln’s call for troops prompted four more slave states—Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Arkansas—to join the Confederacy in protest of what they viewed as Lincoln’s “coercion” of the South. goggle.com

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