Crisis at Fort Sumter goes through the process followed by President Lincoln as he deceided whether or not to attack and retain Fort Sumter in the recently seceded state of South Carolina.
Course: United States History
Date Last Modified:
November 30, 2006
Instructions: Scroll to the bottom of the page when the site comes up. Click Introduction. Read all the information on this page. Go back to the main page and read all nine sections. Write a 5-7 page paper explaining whether or not you agree with Lincoln's decision to attack Fort Sumter. Were there better alternatives and if so why weren't they used?