Winning Pair

This Republican broadside, or poster, from 1860 features a portrait of Lincoln's running mate, U.S. Senator Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. As the Republican Party's vice-presidential candidate, Hamlin was expected to appeal to Northeastern voters. But the political climate changed over time. In 1864, the party replaced him with Andrew Johnson, a Union loyalist from Tennessee.

Symbol of Freedom

In the 1860 election, Douglas received 1,375,000 votes to Lincoln's 1,866,000. Eight months after the election, he became ill and died. In his last days, he asked all Americans to support Lincoln and the Union.

Symbol of Freedom

Symbol of Agriculture

Symbol of Industry

Symbol of Justice

Symbol of Agriculture

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