Abraham Lincoln's Leadership During The Civil War

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At the start of the Civil War, Lincoln used the power of the North’s navy. The navy of the North was really strong compared to that of the South’s naval force. The North ended up closing the ports of the Southern states, which prevented the South from getting war supplies from Europe. Lincoln also realized that the Mississippi River was for splitting the South in half. Lincoln also had internal problems of his role as commander-in-chief. The role of a single citizen ruling over an entire military wasn’t really accepted at the time of Lincoln’s presidency. Major General Joseph Hooker (one of Lincoln’s General) wanted to replace the presidency with a military dictatorship (Clack, 40). However, Major General Joseph Hooker was replaced after losing
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