Lincoln won the election with 180 electoral votes and 1,856,908 popular votes
The Confederate States of America are beginning to form
The Union surrendered and South Carolina was finalized as a part of the confederacy.
First major battle of the civil war
The battle was not decided of who won, but the north won a strategic advantage.
Slaves were freed
With the stronghold lost, the Confederacy was pretty much split in half
Attempt to invade the North failed and so the cost was that the Confederates would never be able to launch an attack on a grand scale again.
Lincoln defined American Democracy and made a proposition that all men area equal
The end of the war