William Seward & Abraham Lincoln. A Timeless Friendship in a Turbulent Era. Early Life of Lincoln and Seward. Seward’s Education and Marriage Union College Frances Miller Lincoln’s Childhood To read books, “ Was the main thing.” – Abraham Lincoln Similar Experiences. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
William Seward & Abraham Lincoln
William Seward & Abraham LincolnA Timeless Friendship in a Turbulent Era
Early Life of Lincoln and SewardSewards Education and MarriageUnion CollegeFrances Miller
Lincolns ChildhoodTo read books, Was the main thing. Abraham LincolnSimilar Experiences
Seward Family Members
William Seward Jr.
President and Secretary of State1860 ElectionSecretary of StateEmancipation ProclamationThe government should not only recognize but maintain the freedom it proclaims.
Social EngagementsCalling on the LincolnsMr. and Mrs. Lincoln dined with us privately last evening.-Frances SewardHosting DinnersMrs. Lincoln Anna Seward
Opinions on AbolitionSeward and Freeman The color of the prisoners skin, and the form of his features, are not impressed upon the spiritual, immortal mind which works beneath.
Underground Railroad ActivityCompromise of 1850Lincolns Changing Views Neither slavery nor involuntary servitudeshall exist within the United States.-Abraham Lincoln
Opinions on Abolition
Life During the Civil WarSeward Family RolesThe loyal women generally throughout the North organized Soldiers aid societies.
Mrs. Lincoln and Robert Todds Roles
April 14, 1865Assassination of President LincolnAssassination Attempt of William Seward
Mother said gently to fatherHenrythe President is gone.-Fanny Seward
Life After LincolnTrain Car for Mrs. SewardPresident JohnsonReconstructionImpeachment Travel Death