Abraham Lincoln is elected president (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Although he received less than 40 percent of the vote, and no votes in the South, he won an overwhelming Electoral College victory.

Citation:
Editors. "Abraham Lincoln is elected president". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10931, accessed 02 December 2016.]