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Introduction - James Buchanan

Making our Worst US Presidents list is James Buchanan who was followed by one of the best U.S. Presidents in history, Abraham Lincoln. During his presidency the tensions between the southern states and northern states grew over the issue of slavery. He is often criticized by historians for not taking more action to ease these tensions. During his term, after the election Abraham Lincoln to be the next president, South Carolina seceded from the Union. A month after Buchanan left office the American Civil War began. On this page we list kid-friendly interesting facts about James Buchanan; answering such questions as why he is considered one of the worst US Presidents and how his policies contributed to the start of the American Civil War.

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