Map of the united states 1860. Secession had a long history in the united statesbut as a. Coast survey map calculated the number of slaves in each county in the united states in 1860. 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. United states general a number of the sites in this page include maps of the separate regions of canada and the united states.
See also the census finder. Or us or america is a country composed of 50 states a federal district five major self governing territories and various possessions. Located in north america the country is bordered on the west by the pacific ocean and to the east by the atlantic ocean. 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.
This database details those persons enumerated in the 1860 united states federal census the eighth census of the united states. United states maps are an invaluable part of family history research. View the historical atlases and maps of usa and states to discover the precise location of your ancestors hometown what land they owned who their neighbors were and more. The united states of america is the worlds third largest country in size and nearly the third largest in terms of population.
The 1860 united states presidential election was the nineteenth quadrennial presidential election to select the president and vice president of the united states. Secession precipitated the american civil war. The united states contains a highly diverse population.