The Election of 1860 As part of the Ninth Annual Lincoln Forum, Professor Long discussed President Abraham Lincoln and his election campaign of 1860 in great detail. The… read more

The Election of 1860 As part of the Ninth Annual Lincoln Forum, Professor Long discussed President Abraham Lincoln and his election campaign of 1860 in great detail. The 1860 election was most important because Lincoln’s victory led to the secession of southern states from the Union, and subsequently to the Civil War. After Professor Long’s presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

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The Election of 1860

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184446-2
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 2004 | 2:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 08, 2010 | 6:40am EST | C-SPAN 3

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