Although improvements came into being, efforts were not enough to overhaul America’s take towards slavery which was the obvious reason behind the civil war. On the other hand, if we travel back in time to that year, the US may not be in its best shape to hold such election. Considering the economic aspect of the country and the budget to be allocated for the elections, it may not be the best time to spend so much for something in the midst of depression. Nonetheless, the elections went on and former president Lincoln was re-elected, the strategies, plans and progress were maintained that led us to what we are today. It reassured and secured the American citizens the vision of the incumbent administration back then, which we reap today. The issues the country has been facing for centuries are present today. But major improvements have come into surface. Such issues are not resolved overnight, or even by changing administration.