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Background on the Election of 1860: Upper South”, Richard B. Latner

Latner, Richard B. "Background on the Election of 1860: Upper South." Tulane.edu. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Mar. 2016.

What conclusion can readers reach after reading the entire passage?

A

Readers can reach the conclusion that anti-slavery legislation caused the South to unite in unanimous opposition to the Union.

B

Readers can reach the conclusion that Lincoln's election caused the South to unite in unanimous opposition to the Union.

C

Readers can reach the conclusion that secession was a controversial topic and caused much disagreement amongst the southern states.

D

Readers can reach the conclusion that the Union played a prominent role in the election of delegates in the southern states.