Abraham Lincoln regarded by many as the greatest person in the United Stated history, was elected president on November 6, 1860. Lincoln felt it was undignified to campaign actively, but his supporters more than made up for what he didnít do. Lincoln had never held a prominent national office, he had moderate views on the slavery question and had no bitter enemies during the elections. While on the other hand, Senator William H. Seward had the
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their way of life, and homeland.
Despite the advantages the South had, they eventually surrendered. After much determination from both sides, victory was gained by the Union. The four year war left families torn apart and great destruction in all aspects. But it was necessary for the Union to be restored. The warís greatest benefit was the abolishment of slavery and the path it created for the New Nation to global and international power.