Election of 1860

Lincoln vs. Douglas

Lincoln, Douglas Debates

  • They debated over the topic of weather slavery was right or wrong
  • Slavery's expansion into the new territories
  • Other minor topics were also discussed
  • The person that wins the debate gets a seat in the senate
  • Douglas won the debate

Lincoln is the Winner!

Voting Results

John Bell- 39 electoral votes
Stephen Douglas- 12 electoral votes
John Breckinridge- 72 electoral votes
Abraham Lincoln- 180 electoral votes