Political map of the united states in 1860. The 1860 united states presidential election was the nineteenth quadrennial presidential election to select the president and vice president of the united states. History the withdrawal of 11 slave states states in which slaveholding was legal from the union during 186061 following the election of abraham lincoln as president. Secession precipitated the american civil war. The nations wealth is partly a reflection of its rich natural resources and its enormous agricultural output but it.
Secession had a long history in the united statesbut as a. Coast survey map calculated the number of slaves in each county in the united states in 1860. Maps of political trends and election results including electoral maps of the 2016 us presidential election between hillary clinton and donald trump.