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Lincoln and Conciliation Efforts

January 27, 1861 – Secretary of State-designate William H. Seward wrote to President-elect Abraham Lincoln about conciliation efforts toward the southern states.

Tension had grown throughout the month, as five states joined South Carolina in seceding from the Union. 427 more words

Abraham Lincoln

This man has a picture of the Yale Eating Club in his home.

An interesting phenomenon happens to me quite often. I run across an exceptional person in history and feel a deep connection, a strong sense of wanting that either comes from twinship or comradery. 500 more words