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How much do you know about bipartisanship? Take our quiz.

How much do you know about America’s bipartisan tradition – past and present? Take our quiz to find out.

3. Which president put together a “team of rivals” to address the issues of slavery and federal power?

After winning the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln appointed to his cabinet three politicians who ran against him: Edward Bates became attorney general, Salmon P. Chase became secretary of the Treasury, and William H. Seward became secretary of State.

After winning the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln appointed to his cabinet three politicians who ran against him: Edward Bates became attorney general, Salmon P. Chase became secretary of the Treasury, and William H. Seward became secretary of State.

After winning the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln appointed to his cabinet three politicians who ran against him: Edward Bates became attorney general, Salmon P. Chase became secretary of the Treasury, and William H. Seward became secretary of State.

After winning the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln appointed to his cabinet three politicians who ran against him: Edward Bates became attorney general, Salmon P. Chase became secretary of the Treasury, and William H. Seward became secretary of State.

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Franklin Pierce

 

James Buchanan

 

Abraham Lincoln

 

Andrew Johnson

 
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