President-elect Abraham Lincoln disregards rumors of assassination and continues to reject any compromise proposals that might expand slavery.
Congress has just one last compromise proposal to consider, as more and more people are becoming convinced that disunion is inevitable.
Abraham Lincoln meets with a prominent Republican and receives a recommendation about another regarding cabinet appointments.
Several proposals to keep the Union intact are proposed, but none seem to be popular enough for both North and South to support.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln reacts to the recent events in Charleston Harbor while he continues trying to fill his cabinet.
Abraham Lincoln meets his vice president-elect for the first time as they discuss organizing the incoming administration in Chicago.