The first state to secede from the American Union was South Carolina. Directly as a result of the election of Abraham Lincoln as the 16th American president, this southern state seceded from the Union on December 20, 1860.
South Carolina the first southern state to secede on December 20, 1860, and James Buchanan was President, and Abraham Lincoln was the President elect.
Abraham Lincoln (Correction) No, it was still Buchanan. South Carolina seceded immediately they heard that Lincoln had won the election. But he was not inaugurated until March.
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The southern states first seceded on December 20. 1860, and the first state to do so was South Carolina
When Lincoln won election to his first term, but before taking office, South Carolina seceded from the Union on 20 December 1860. This was followed in 1861 by ten other southern states. These eleven seceded southern states then formed their own government, the Confederate States of America (CSA).
South Carolina seceded from Union December 20th, 1860
Zviad Gamsakhurdia was the first democratically elected president of The Republic of Georgia .
Buchanan. The secession of the first state (South Carolina) was a direct response to Lincoln's election win. But Lincoln was not inaugurated until March 1861.
The Southern states that seceded from the Union rejoined the Union at various times between 1866 and 1870. Tennessee was the first of the states that was readmitted to the Union.
Do you mean who seceded first - from the Union? That was South Carolina. Later one state seceded from the Confederacy, and that was West Virginia.
Texas seceded on February 1st.
Tennessee seceded last and was occupied first. NEW RESPONDENT. North Carolina, on Apr.20,1861.
They stayed in session till the result was announced, then seceded from the Union - the first state to do so.
South Carolina seceded first, on December 20, 1860. It was the only state to secede that year.
South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union. South Carolina seceded on December 20, 1860.