The southerners were for slavery, but Lincoln was not. Lincoln would try to abolish slavery.
He tried to convince the people that war was only going to make the southerners realize that the america needed to be united.
Abraham Lincoln or the union urged southerners to reunite with them. Abraham Lincoln was the union president.
Lincoln offered amnesty to all white southerners
Slavery should be abolished
The main reason that Southerners opposed the election of Abraham Lincoln was his opposition to the expansion of slavery.
because southerners thought Abraham Lincoln was going to remove slavery
they hated abramn Lincoln
The southerners hired a assassin to assassinate president Lincoln.
Lincoln would appoint republicans to important positions in the south
Amnesty- pardon to white southerners, except confederate leaders
take away slavery
because the southerners wanted to keep their slaves so they could work on plantations and the owners would make a profit. Abraham Lincoln was against slavery.
Lincoln would appoint Republicans to important positions in the South
he wanted to prevent the spread of slavery
Southerners felt that Lincoln would oppose slavery in new states, attempt to end slavery where it already existed, and oppose any attempt by a State to secede over any state in the country.
Lincoln was against slavery and it's 1860 not 1680
Because Lincoln would not allow any extension of slavery
It raised tensions, because the southerners freaked out about having someone anti-slavery run for senator(Lincoln), and then president(again Lincoln). Lincoln was a powerful speaker, and southerners were concerned that he would persuade more people to join the Union's cause
Yes, John Wilkes Booth was an avid Southerner