Lincoln’s Leadership in Factious Times

By |2020-09-21T16:23:17-05:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Abraham Lincoln, American Republic, Civil War, Constitution, History, St. John's College|

Abraham Lincoln did all that he could to preserve constitutional rule by trying to teach his fellow citizens what it means to be an American. The paradox of Abraham Lincoln’s appearance in the United States’ sectional conflict becomes manifest if one considers a passage written by James Madison in Federalist No. 10. In that paper, [...]