How Did Mclellan Plan To Win The Civil War

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The key issue of the campaign concerned the situation between the north and the south nearing the end of the civil war. The two sides disagreed on how the war was to be resolved. McClellan’s goal was to call the war off and make a compromise with the south. Mclellan’s course of action would be the more cost effective decision and it would save numerous lives. Lincoln planned to continue to fight the war until the north was triumphant. The general public disagreed with Lincoln, arguing that the war was costing too much to fund and that too many lives had, and will be, lost. Even though a good portion of the common people contrasted Lincoln’s opinion, he still won the election and ended the war. In 1865, members of the confederate sympathizers,

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