Prompt: Lincoln exercised extraordinary powers, expanding the authority of the Presidency to an unprecedented extent. Jefferson Davis, somewhat limited by traditional southern states’ rights rhetoric, took a narrower, and less successful, view of his role as Confederate president. Additionally, Davis focused his attention almost exclusively on waging the war, often neglecting very real problems on his home front.
Using your knowledge of history, compare the political and economic challenges that Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis faced as wartime presidents.
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