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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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James Buchanan Jr. was the President of the United States at the start of 1861. He was replaced by Abraham Lincoln on March 4.

James Buchanan was the fifteenth President of the United States, serving from 1857 March 4 to 1861 March 4.

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from 1861 March 4 to 1865 April 15 when he was assassinated.

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Andrew Johnson (born December 29, 1808 in Raleigh, North Carolina; died July 31, 1875 in Elizabethton, Tennessee) succeeded Abraham Lincoln as the seventeenth President of the United States, serving between April 15, 1865 and March 4, 1869, including the whole of the year 1866.

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Presidents in the 1860's were James Buchanan until March 4, 1861, then Abraham Lincoln until his death on April 15,1865 when Andrew Johnson became President. He served until March 4,1869 when Ulysses Grant was sworn in.

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James Buchanan, President from 1857 to 1860. President Abraham Lincoln was elected in Nov. 1860, and inaugurated in 1861. He served until his death in April 1865.

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The 15th President of the United States was James Buchanan. President Buchanan was in office from March 4, 1857 to March 4, 1861.

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Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln.

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Abraham Lincoln


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