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- The birth of the Republican Party
- Abraham Lincoln's accomplishments and assassination
- The 1860 Democratic National Convention
- The election of 1860
1. The Birth of the Republican Party: Contributing Factors & Platform
In this lesson, we will examine the birth of the Republican Party. We will look at the issues that sparked the Party's creation, examine its platform, and study its early successes.
2. Abraham Lincoln: Presidency, Accomplishments & Assassination
In this lesson, we will meet Abraham Lincoln, the Illinois rail-splitter and general store owner who eventually became the sixteenth president of the United States.
3. The 1860 Democratic National Convention: The Party Splits
In this lesson, we will examine the split that took place in the Democratic Party at its 1860 national convention. Facing insurmountable differences, the Democrats nominated two presidential candidates, one for the North, the other for the South.
4. The Election of 1860: Definition, Summary, Candidates & Significance
In this lesson, we will examine the election of 1860. We will meet the candidates, discover their primary concerns and campaign techniques, and explore the results and impact of this critical election.
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