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1st democratic convention

Charleston South Carolina
The party supported the northern democrats ideas of popular sovereignty which caused 50 delegates to leave the convention. The party was unable to nominate a vandalize for president because the south didn't support popular sovereignty. Democrats decide to wait till June to try again

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2nd democratic convention

Baltimore Maryland
This time almost all of the southern delegates left the convention. This would mean that the southern democrats would have a candidate for president as would the northern democrats

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What party did Lincoln belong to

Republicans

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What party did John bell belong to

Constitutional Union party

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What party did John Breckinridge belong to

Southern democrats

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What party did Stephen Douglas belong to

Northern democrats

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In the election of 1860 who won most of the south and north? Who won the election

Breckinridge will win most of the south and Lincoln will win most of the north. The north has more people which allows Lincoln to win

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Resukts of the election of 1860

Immediately after the election of 1860 the south began to take action to leave the union. They thought Lincoln would end slavery

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During secession who is still president even though Lincoln is elected president

Buchanan

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Which was the first state to secede and which states followed

South Carolina was first to secede
Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia
Most south states
NOT NORTH CAROLINA

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Confederate states of America

These 7 states meet in Montgomery Alabama and created their own country and named Jefferson Davis president of the confederacy

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Define confederacy

Loose association of states where the states have all the power

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The confederacy was very similar to the US. What was the differences

It had states rights and slavery

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What did Buchanan say about southern secession

It was illegal for the south to secede and it said that in the constitution

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Crittenden plan

Presented in February 1861. Crittenden proposed amendments to the constitution that would protect slavery and reestablish the Missouri compromise. This time the northerners weren't happy so this compromise failed

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What did the north and south democrats both want to endorse

North: popular sovereignty
South: slavery