first state to secede
1860 Presidential Election
the fort that was attacked off the coast of South Carolina
John Breckenridge and John Bell
the two remaining candidates running in the 1860 Presdential Election
won the 1860 Presidential Election and represented the Republican party
The Confederate States of America
the country formed by several southern states who seceded and Jefferson Davis was the leader
Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
the other 10 states that seceded from the Union
Lincoln's "House Divided Speech"
a primary source because it was written by Lincoln himself and shows a direct link to client
The meaning of "it" used in the "House Divided Speech"
What Lincoln means by the word "crisis"
"a house divided against itself cannot stand"
USA, the country will not survive if it is not strong