Abraham Lincoln is elected president

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

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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 25 April 2014.]