What event happened shortly after Abraham Lincoln election to the presidency?
The disaffected southern states began talking about succession, and South Carolina seceded in December, a mere month after Lincoln's election, before he was even inaugurated.
Which situation was the most immediate results of Abraham Lincoln's election to the presidency in 1860?
Incumbent President Abraham Lincoln won reelection in the 1864 presidential election defeating George McClellan. In the 1864 presidential election Abraham Lincoln received 212 electoral votes and George McClellan received 21 electoral votes. The popular vote totals were Lincoln 2,218,388 and McClellan 1,812,807. Andrew Johnson was Abraham Lincoln's vice-presidential running mate in the 1864 presidential election. He succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated in April of 1865.
In the 1860 Presidential Election, Abraham Lincoln beat Stephen A. Douglas (Democrat), John C. Breckinridge (Southern Democrat) and John Bell (Constitutional Union Party). He was the first Republican president. Because the Democratic party was split, they lost the election. Also, as a result of this split and other factors, Lincoln received 31% of the votes in 1860.