Abraham Lincoln (Great American Presidents) by Louise Chipley Slavicek

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They printed handbills and organized big parades and rallies to promote their man, but Lincoln himself stayed at home in Springfield in keeping with the long-standing custom that presidential candidates did not campaign for themselves. Indeed, there would have been little reason for Lincoln to hit the campaign trial. With the Democratic Party split, his election was practically assured. In November 1860, although he polled just 39 percent of the popular vote, Lincoln won a decisive majority in the electoral college, taking every Northern state but New Jersey.

Q 6/19/03 11:07 PM Page 31 A SELF-MADE MAN boy and rail-splitter into a successful lawyer and legislator and the husband of a woman whose family represented the height of Springfield society. Now Abraham Lincoln was turning his attention to his nation’s capital—and the next chapter in his remarkable ascent. C. S. annexation of Texas, which had won its independence from Mexico in 1836. By the time Lincoln arrived in the capital, American troops had won a string of victories. With the end of the Mexican – American War in sight, President James Polk announced that as restitution for starting the war, Mexico must hand over the huge provinces of California and New Mexico.

Q 6/19/03 11:07 PM Page 31 A SELF-MADE MAN boy and rail-splitter into a successful lawyer and legislator and the husband of a woman whose family represented the height of Springfield society. Now Abraham Lincoln was turning his attention to his nation’s capital—and the next chapter in his remarkable ascent. C. S. annexation of Texas, which had won its independence from Mexico in 1836. By the time Lincoln arrived in the capital, American troops had won a string of victories. With the end of the Mexican – American War in sight, President James Polk announced that as restitution for starting the war, Mexico must hand over the huge provinces of California and New Mexico.

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