William Seward may be famous for his "folly" of purchasing Alaska for the United States, but he also led the team of rivals Pres. Abraham Lincoln assembled to guide him in his administration.
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln glued together pieces of a fractured nation to support his cause against all odds. But how did he do it?
The Civil War tested the U.S. Constitution in ways unseen before or since. Civil liberties were challenged and presidential powers stretched in President Abraham Lincoln’s efforts to save the nation.