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There Goes the South: The Days Before Lincoln?s Inauguration

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  • There Goes the South: The Days Before Lincoln?s Inauguration

    President-elect Abraham Lincoln remained strangely silent as threats of secession became a reality during the long winter before his inauguration. ON THE EVE OF HIS VICTORY in the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln surprised a well-wisher by declaring, “For personal considerations, I would rather have a full term in the Senate—a place in which I …

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