LegBranch.org Beach Read: Congress at War

A great read that shows the critical role Congress played in getting President Abraham Lincoln to take a tougher stand on slavery, and how our national legislature acted to build and fund a military to defeat the rebellion. And when the wear went badly, members of Congress engaged on aggressive oversight to weed out incompetents in the executive branch. Read more at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/546889/congress-at-war-by-fergus-m-bordewich/

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