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Who were the candidates for US President in 1860?


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  • Stephen A. Douglas - Herschel Vespasian Johnson (Democratic)
  • Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin (Republican),
  • John C. Breckinridge - Joseph Lane (Southern Democratic)
  • John Bell - Edward Everett (Constitutional Union).
Abraham Lincoln won the election to become the 16th President of the United States.
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