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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
by Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas and Bob Blaisdell




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Nominated in 1858 by the infant Republican party to oppose Stephen A. Douglas, Abraham Lincoln challenged the incumbent Democratic senator from Illinois to a series of debates. This volume contains their masterful arguments as well as two speeches, one by each candidate. Paving the way for modern debates between political candidates, the Lincoln-Douglas debates were more than formal discussions between opponents. Lincoln lost the election; but the speeches brought him to national attention and helped propel him to the Presidency in 1860.

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Overview

Nominated in 1858 by the infant Republican party to oppose Stephen A. Douglas, Abraham Lincoln challenged the incumbent Democratic senator from Illinois to a series of debates. This volume contains their masterful arguments as well as two speeches, one by each candidate. Paving the way for modern debates between political candidates, the Lincoln-Douglas debates were more than formal discussions between opponents. Lincoln lost the election; but the speeches brought him to national attention and helped propel him to the Presidency in 1860.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486435435
  • ISBN-10: 0486435431
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: June 2004
  • Page Count: 340
  • Dimensions: 8.46 x 5.36 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds


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