By Jonathan W. White
In Abraham Lincoln and Treason within the Civil struggle, Jonathan White unearths how the arrest and prosecution of this little-known Baltimore farmer had a long-lasting impression at the Lincoln management and Congress as they struggled to increase guidelines to accommodate either northern traitors and southern rebels. His paintings exposes a number of perennially debatable criminal and constitutional concerns in American historical past, together with the character and volume of presidential conflict powers, the improvement of nationwide rules for facing disloyalty and treason, and the safety of civil liberties in wartime.
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