- European concerns about the rebellion
- The South hopes for support
- South uses cotton as a weapon
- The "Trent Affair"
- Europe considers Confederate successes
- Words to Know
- People to Know
- Confederate Commerce Raiders
- Keeping Great Britain on the Sidelines
As the military leaders of the North and the South prepared their armies for the coming war, the politicians of the Union and the Confederacy were also very busy. During the spring of 1861, President Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) and Northern...
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