SAT Subject US History Practice Question 288: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 288

89. Which region of the country did NOT vote heavily for Abraham Lincoln in the election of 1860?

A. Southeast
B. Great Lakes
C. Northeast
D. Pacific Coast
E. Mid-Atlantic

Correct Answer: A


John Breckenridge won all the states of the deep South, including the Southeast. In most of the South, Abraham Lincoln was not even on the ballot.

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