Abraham Lincoln

Election of 1860

Who was Abraham Lincoln

-He was a republican

-Worked on keeping the union together

-He opposed to slavery

Quote

"A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free"

Summary

If Abraham Lincoln didnt became president in1860 then John Beckenridge would of became president. Abraham Lincoln worked on keeping the union together and if he didnt became president the union would of fell apart. The slaver would of continued throughout the South. It wanted to spread of slavery in any new territories