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We Have the War upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861 by William J. Cooper

We Have the War upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861 by

"We Have the War Upon Us helps us understand what the major actors said and did: the Republican party, the Democratic party, southern secessionists, southern Unionists; why the pro-compromise forces lost; and why the American tradition of sectional compromise failed."