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18/05/1860 Abraham Lincoln is nominated for president


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6th November 1860: Abraham Lincoln elected 16th President of the USA


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Abraham Lincoln: The President's Moral and Religious Beliefs - Biography (2000)

The Republican National Convention nominated Lincoln, a moderate former Congressman from Illinois, as its standard-bearer. The Party platform promised not to interfere with slavery in the states, but opposed the further extension of it into the territories.
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