Girding for War: The North & The South 1861-1865. The American Pageant Chapter 21. Pres. of Disunited States. Lincoln’s inaugural: no war unless South started it, seces-sion was physically impractical. How could North/South solve problems of sharing debt & territories, FSL?
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1. Proclaimed naval blockade.
2. Increased size of federal army.
3. Directed Sec. of Treasury to give $2M to private citizens for military purposes.
4. Suspended habeas corpus to arrest anti-Unionists.