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 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.