Dissertation Writers: What arguments did Union leaders like President Lincoln make regarding secession and slavery in 1861 and how did those arguments change over the course of the war?

Dissertation Writers: What arguments did Union leaders like President Lincoln make regarding secession and slavery in 1861 and how did those arguments change over the course of the war?

  • What arguments did Southern states make in favor of secession?
  • What were the Confederacy’s military and societal strengths and weaknesses?
  • What were the most important factors, in the end, in explaining why the Confederacy lost?
  • What arguments did Union leaders like President Lincoln make regarding secession and slavery in 1861 and how did those arguments change over the course of the war?
  • What were the Union’s military and societal strengths and weaknesses?
  • What were the most important factors, in the end, in explaining why the Union won?