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Within a month South Carolina seceded from the union. Six other states had seceded by March4, when Lincoln took office as President.
the civil war began
The month after Lincoln won the election, South Carolina seceded from the union and a move began to form a new confederation of states. By the time Lincoln took office on March 4, 1861 , seven states had seceded and taken steps to form a new government

On April 11 the first battle of the Civil War began.

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Incumbent President Abraham Lincoln won reelection in the 1864 presidential election defeating George McClellan. In the 1864 presidential election Abraham Lincoln received 212 electoral votes and George McClellan received 21 electoral votes. The popular vote totals were Lincoln 2,218,388 and McClellan 1,812,807. Andrew Johnson was Abraham Lincoln's vice-presidential running mate in the 1864 presidential election. He succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated in April of 1865.

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Because of Abraham Lincoln, the Southern States started to secede from the Union. Then, the Civil War started.

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Several Southern States seceded from the

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Southern states seceded.

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South Carolina seceded from the union

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