Who was the President of the United States in 1860?
James Buchanan was the President of the United States in
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