United states map 1860. Secession precipitated the american civil war. Or us or america is a country composed of 50 states a federal district five major self governing territories and various possessions. In addition the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to the actual images of the 1860 federal census copied from the national archives and records administration microfilm m653 1438 rolls. The united states of america usa commonly known as the united states us.
Coast survey map calculated the number of slaves in each county in the united states in 1860. History the withdrawal of 11 slave states states in which slaveholding was legal from the union during 186061 following the election of abraham lincoln as president. Located in north america the country is bordered on the west by the pacific ocean and to the east by the atlantic ocean. A directory of free census records.
The 1860 united states presidential election was the nineteenth quadrennial presidential election to select the president and vice president of the united states. Secession had a long history in the united statesbut as a. United states general a number of the sites in this page include maps of the separate regions of canada and the united states. The united states of america is the worlds third largest country in size and nearly the third largest in terms of population.
United states maps are an invaluable part of family history research.