The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties by Mark E. Neely, Jr

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.

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