Mark E. Neely, Jr

Mark E. Neely, Jr. is an American historian and author known for his work on the American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for History for his book 'The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties.' Neely's research often focuses on the political and constitutional issues of the Civil War era, and he has contributed significantly to the field with his scholarly publications.


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  1. 1. The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties

    This book explores Abraham Lincoln's approach to civil liberties during the American Civil War. It examines the decisions he made that affected individual rights, such as his choice to suspend habeas corpus, allowing the government to arrest and detain individuals without a trial. The author delves into the complexities of Lincoln's decisions, the context in which they were made, and their impact on the country, offering a nuanced view of a president often hailed as a champion of liberty.