Abraham Lincoln vs. Jefferson Davis
Presidents of a Divided Nation
History's Greatest Rivals
Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis rose to power during unprecedented times. What had once been a unified nation--the United States of America--was now at odds in a civil war. This volume offers a unique way to study the events of the Civil War, through the relationship between Lincoln and Davis and their fateful decisions during the bloody conflict. Readers will delve into key topics of the elementary social studies curriculum in this engaging text, which is augmented by historical paintings, photographs, primary sources, and a timeline.