President-elect Abraham Lincoln continues preparing for his inauguration while Winfield Scott offers four options on how to deal with the southern secession.
The U.S. House of Representatives finally approves a compromise measure, but for many it seems too little too late.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln visits the U.S. Capitol and holds discussions with many top politicians regarding the secession crisis.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln reaches the capital after traveling through Baltimore in the middle of the night to avoid a possible assassination attempt.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln is given evidence of a potential assassination plot against him, and he makes a fateful decision regarding the rest of his trip to Washington.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln receives a lukewarm reception in New York City before continuing on to New Jersey and Philadelphia.