President Abraham Lincoln meets with the secret Senate Republican caucus committee and shrewdly arranges for the committee members and his cabinet to explain their differences face to face.
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Crumbling into Bloodstained Fragments
Democrats make substantial gains in both the Federal and state elections, which reflects growing dissatisfaction with Abraham Lincoln’s war policies among northern voters.
An Act to Secure Homesteads
Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law giving away 160-acre plots to settlers who agree to tend to the land for five years.
Lincoln and Hamlin Meet at Chicago
Abraham Lincoln meets his vice president-elect for the first time as they discuss organizing the incoming administration in Chicago.
Crimsoned in Human Gore: The 1860 Elections
The growing political, economic, and social differences in America were epitomized by the most crucial presidential election in the young nation’s history.
Key Events Leading to the War Between the States
The United States of America had been in existence for less than a century when it was nearly shattered by the most terrible conflict in its history. Why did it happen?