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The great debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in 1858

by Abraham Lincoln

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Published by The Lincoln Group of Boston in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Lincoln-Douglas debates, 1858

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreproduced in condensed form in 1940 by Harry F. Lake and George R. Farnum, before the Lincoln Group of Boston
    ContributionsDouglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861, Lake, Harry F., Farnum, George Rossiter, 1885-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.4 .L758
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. L., 3-54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25266357M
    OCLC/WorldCa3654491

    In , as the country moved ever closer to disunion, two politicians from Illinois attracted the attention of a nation. From August 21 until Octo Stephen Douglas battled Abraham Lincoln in face to face debates around the state. The prize they sought was a seat in . Lincoln-Douglas Debates () - The series of seven debates between Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln during the Illinois state election campaign as among the most significant statements in American political history. They discussed issues of great importance at the time like slavery and the rights of states. As Lincoln said, the issues would be discussed long after “these poor.

    October 7, More t people jammed the campus of Knox College. Heavy rain had fallen the day before and a raw wind blew during the debate. Douglas went to great length to explain his opposition to the Lecompton Constitution and his opposition to any compromise on the subject. He made his typical statement concerning the Declaration. Seventh Debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas Mr. Douglas: So long as we live under a common constitution, so long as we live in a confederacy of sovereign and equal States, joined together as one for certain purposes, that any political creed is radically wrong which cannot be proclaimed in every State, and every section of.

      The answer is simple: Lincoln. In , running against incumbent Stephen A. Douglas for Senator of Illinois, Lincoln challenged Douglas “for you and myself to divide time, and address the same audiences.” Why he did this, and what came of their seven debates, is .   From Wikipedia. Lincoln–Douglas debates * Read in another language * Watch this page * Edit This article is about the historical debates of For the type of American high school debate, see Lincoln–Douglas debate format. Composite image from.


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