Debate and Election of 1860

Lincoln vs Douglas Debates

  • They debated over the topic of wether slavery was right or wrong
  • They debated about slavery expansion into the territories
  • There was a series of seven different debates
  • The person that wins the debate gets a seat in the Senate
  • Douglas won the Debate.

LINCOLN IS THE WINNER!

Results

John Bell - 39 electoral votes

Stephen Douglas - 12 electoral votes

John Breckinridge - 72 electoral votes

Abraham Lincoln - 180 electoral votes