The Presidents War Analysis
In the end, Lincoln changed the presidency and broke with its traditional place in American Society, just as the five former presidents feared he would do. Lincoln was responsible for making the office of the presidency and the executive branch, a dynamic force of change in American Society in the hands of the right president. In doing so, Lincoln also expanded the powers of the Presidency and created new traditions, such as the use of the office of the presidency to work as an agent for good in American Society. This is a tradition that continues to this day.
DeRose’s book takes the reader through one of the tenser periods of American history, and does so from the perspective of the presidents who helped craft the policies that led to civil war. From the threat of force over nullification, to the end of the greatest question that has faced American society, DeRose presents his work through a methodical and heavily researched narrative that spans nearly 30 years of history. By the end of the book, the reader is left with motivations of all of the great men that filled the office of the presidency during this tense period in American