Which best describes how the status of the Civil War affected Lincoln’s reelection in 1864? The Civil War was close to ending. The Civil War was about half over. The Civil War had many years left. The Civil War was just beginning.
The Civil War was close to ending. The Civil War occurred from the years of 1861 to 1865. If we are talking about the reelection in 1864, then it means there was only one year left in the Civil War. Therefore, the Civil War was close to ending.