Editors. "Abraham Lincoln is elected president". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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Abraham Lincoln is elected president (22 words)
Historical Context Note
Although he received less than 40 percent of the vote, and no votes in the South, he won an overwhelming Electoral College victory.10931 Abraham Lincoln is elected president 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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