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Who was the President of the United States in 1860?

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June 25, 2014 12:41PM

James Buchanan was the President of the United States in

1860.

James Buchanan (born April 23, 1791 in Mercersburg,

Pennsylvania; died June 1, 1868 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania)

succeeded Franklin Pearce as the fifteenth President of the United

States, serving between March 4, 1857 and March 4, 1861, including

the whole of the year 1860.

In November of 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the next

president.


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