Lincoln and the decision for war the northern response to secession
Includes bibliographical references (p. -370) and index. On the brink of the precipice: the election of 1860 -- I would not endanger the perpetuity of this Union: November -- Proportions of which I had but a faint conception: early December -- The issues of the late campaign are obsolete: Late December -- We know not what a day or two or an hour may bring forth: December-January -- One's opinions change fast in Revolutionary times: Jan-Feb -- The storm is weathered: Jan-Feb revisited -- A calm pervades the political world: March -- Any decision would be preferable to this uncertainty: Mar-Apr -- Everybody now is for the Union: Apr-May -- Shall it be peace or a sword? Electronic reproduction.Boulder, Colo. :NetLibrary,2008.Available via World Wide Web.Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
- LCC: E456
- Dewey Decimal: 973.7
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 388 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk.)
- Lincoln, Abraham,1809-1865 -- Political and social views
- Secession -- Southern States -- Public opinion
- Northeastern States -- Politics and government -- 19th century
- Nationalism -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
- Political culture -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
- Public opinion -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Decision making
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861 -- Decision making
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes
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