Willian C. Harris, Lincoln and the Congress, 1st ed.
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In Lincoln and Congress, William C. Harris reveals that the relationship between the president and Congress, though sometimes contentious, was cooperative rather than adversarial.
During his time as president, Abraham Lincoln embodied his personal conviction that the nation’s executive should not interfere with the work of the legislature, and though often critical of him privately, in public congressional leaders compromised with and assisted the president to unite the North and minimize opposition to the war.
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Harris, William C. LINCOLN AND CONGRESS. Carbonale. 2016; 186p., d.j.