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Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. 4 ∫ The country was on edge. Seven Southern states had seceded from the Union. They formed a new government with its own military, calling themselves the Confederate States of America. The Union that Lincoln sought to protect no longer existed. • 56 • Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln at Cooper Union • 57 • Chapter 7 Abraham Lincoln with Union troops at Antietam in Maryland A Nation Divided C ivil war was imminent. Although his fear of war was on its way to being realized, Lincoln took seriously his inauguration pledge not to initiate hostilities.
McClellan was brought the White House activity it had not seen reluctant to move the Union forces in many years. Lincoln was the first president in forward, but Lincoln was left with few a long time to have an other options. active first lady as well as young children. Young Lincoln promoted McClellan Willie and Tad especially kept the mansion’s staff to general-in-chief of all the armies at attention. November 1, 1861. Shortly thereafter, McClellan became seriously ill. Lincoln took matters into his own hands and tried to manage the war himself.
Lincoln and Douglas debated in seven Illinois towns during August, September, and October 1858. The debates were long—about three hours each—but exciting. People traveled from miles around to see the candidates speak. They stood out in blazing summer heat and cold fall weather to hear what Lincoln and • 44 • Abraham Lincoln Douglas had to say. On the day of each debate, there were parades, other speakers, and festivities. Tens of thousands of people participated in the day’s events. Lincoln was an eloquent debater.
Abraham Lincoln. 16th U.S. President by Kekla Magoon