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The William Seward House, Auburn, NY: Abolition, John Wilkes Booth, and Manifest Destiny Part 3

The William Seward House, Auburn, NY: Abolition, John Wilkes Booth, and Manifest Destiny Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2, I told about Seward’s participation in the Underground Railroad, his early political career, and the assassination attempt on his life as a member of Abraham Lincoln’s cabinet. During the final decade of his life, Seward went on to defend Andrew Johnson’s shaky presidency after Lincoln’s death and continued to […]