The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858

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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates stand as one of the most significant events in American History. When the debates first got underway, The New York Tribune reported that “perhaps no local contest in this country ever excited so general or so profound an interest as that now waging in Illinois.” [1] Since that time, however, the significance of the debates has extended well beyond the boundaries. Full text of "The Lincoln-Douglas debates of ;" See other formats. The Lincoln-Douglas debates — the historic series of seven debates which pitted Abraham Lincoln against Stephen Douglas as they vied for an Illinois Senate seat — began on August 21, In honor of that anniversary, this episode explores the clash of constitutional visions that characterized the debates between Lincoln and Douglas. In the summer and the fall of two of the most influential statesmen of the late antebellum era, Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln faced off in a series of debates focused on slavery as they vied for a United States Senate seat representing Illinois. In the long term, the Lincoln-Douglas debates propelled Lincoln’s political career into the national spotlight, while simultaneously.

Feb 12,  · The most well known series of political debates in U.S. history occurred between Aug-Oct when Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas ran for U.S. Senate in the State of Ill. To celebrate the th anniversary of the most famous political argument in U.S. history, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of is now available in a special commemorative edition. As Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas fiercely competed for the Illinois seat in the U.S. Senate, they debated many of the crucial and controversial issues--including slavery--that would later come to define. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Lincoln - Douglas Debates of The debates between Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln were held during the campaign for a US Senate seat from Illinois. The debates were held at 7 sites throughout Illinois, one in each of the 7 Congressional Districts [Map of Congresstional Districts].Douglas, a Democrat, was the incumbent Senator, having been elected in

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This book is an excellent one. 1858 book Guelzo certainly knows his stuff. Rather than focusing the book primarily on the seven debates between Lincoln and Douglas, Guelzo expands the picture and examines in detail the entire political campaigns of in order to give the debates ascensionproducers.com by: After the election Lincoln took his collection of newspaper texts of the debates and had them published in book form.

Lincoln gained national attention because of the debates, which led to his being the nominee of the Republican party for president in Douglas-Lincoln Debates was how the debates were known for many years after the election.

Jan 07,  · The title of this book--"The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of "--rather accurately The Lincoln-Douglas Debates its contents. Based on verbatim contemporary newspaper accounts of the debates (as recorded by shorthand reporters), it provides not only an accurate version of the speeches as delivered from the platform, but also some of the audience response/5(4).

Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings; The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. by Lincoln, Abraham; Don E. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Fehrenbacher wrote the notes and selected the contents for this volume and a great selection of related.

Douglas was gearing up to take the Democratic nomination; Lincoln was bidding, improbably, for the Republican: not surprisingly, the Lincoln-Douglas 1858 book became a bestseller. Lincoln was given a hundred copies - by the Republican publisher Follet, Foster and Company – to distribute to friends.

Today, 19 presentation copies are known to exist. Abraham Lincoln, Douglas Debates likes · 3 talking about this.

A film project about the lead up to the Oct. 7th, debate at Knox College between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan ascensionproducers.comers: Just wow. I have been familiar with the fact of the Lincoln-Douglas debates for as long as I can remember.

In high school, I spent three years participating in the forensic event called “Lincoln-Douglas Debate.” I knew that Lincoln and Douglas argued with each other a lot when they were both running for the Illinois Senate in /5.

"The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The Lincoln Studies Center Edition," co-edited by Rodney O. Davis and Douglas L. Wilson, is the first book to "provide readers with a full text of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, based on all known records, rather than following one or another of the partisan and sometimes widely-varying newspaper accounts," Wilson.

Aug 20,  · Historians have traditionally regarded the series of seven debates between Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln during the Illinois state 1858 book campaign as.

Jan 29,  · Lincoln-Douglas debates, series of seven debates between the Democratic senator Stephen A. Douglas and Republican challenger Abraham Lincoln during the Illinois senatorial campaign, largely concerning the issue of slavery extension into the territories.

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Mar 07,  · "The Lincoln/Douglas Debates" is a collection of speeches and debates that two candidates for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln, held in the summer and fall of This edition is a fantastic anthology of transcribed debates that focused on the issues of slavery, popular government, and popular ascensionproducers.com by: Text of the speeches from "Political debates between Lincoln and Douglas," Columbus, Ohio,with connecting narrative by the editor, and much illustrative material from contemporary newspapers, etc.

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of The Lincoln-Douglas debates were a series of formal political debates between the challenger, Abraham Lincoln, and the incumbent, Stephen A. Douglas, in a campaign for one of Illinois' two United States Senate seats. Although Lincoln lost the election, these debates launched him into national prominence.

To celebrate the th anniversary of the most famous political argument in U.S. history, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of is now available in a special commemorative edition.

As Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas fiercely competed for the Illinois seat in the U.S. Senate, they debated many of the crucial and controversial issues--including slavery--that would later/5.

May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Lincoln-Douglas Debates book by Abraham Lincoln. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates made history and changed its course through seven legendary match-ups between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas during the Free shipping over $/5(5).

InAbraham Lincoln was running on the Republican ticket for U.S. Senator of Illinois. His opponent was Democrat Stephen Douglas. As part of the campaign, the two candidates agreed to a series of nine debates (one in each Congressional district) across Illinois.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Lincoln-Douglas debates of by Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Arnold Douglas | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Lincoln-Douglas Debates of Ina series of seven debates for the Illinois State Senate were held across the state of Illinois between Republican nominee Abraham Lincoln and Democratic nominee Stephen Douglas.

The debates served as a precursor for the issues that Lincoln would face in the presidential election. The Lincoln-Douglas debates remain our culture’s model of what public political debate ought to be. This new edition of the complete transcripts of the debates and eyewitness interpretations of them (previously published under the title Created Equal?) includes a new Foreword by David Zarefsky.

The Lincoln-Douglas debates have been models for interactive political discourse in this country for nearly half a century, since the Kennedy-Nixon campaign of For a century longer than that they have been known as constituting one of the great events in American political history.

Lesson 1 The Compromises of and Lesson 2 Slavery Lesson 3 Rebellion Lesson 4 Abolitionists Lesson 5 Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott Case Lesson 6 Lincoln Douglas Debates Lesson 7 Harper's Ferry Lesson 8 Abe Lincoln Lesson 9 The Confederacy is Formed and Fort Sumter Lesson 10 North vs.

South Lesson 11 The Civil War Timeline Find a summary, definition and facts about the Lincoln Douglas Debates for kids. Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas and the Lincoln-Douglas ascensionproducers.com and significance of the Lincoln Douglas Debates for kids, children, homework and schools.

"A House Divided Can Not Stand": First Edition, First Issue of The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Harold Holzer has uncovered unedited texts of the debates, and this book will be the first ever to present all seven of them in their unexpurgated entirety.

Besides the first true transcription of the debates, Holzer offers, through an Introduction and extensive notes, crystalline portraits of the combatants - their personalities and bearing.

May 31,  · The seven Lincoln-Douglas debates in took place during a Senate race yet came to define national political issues and made Lincoln a rising star. The seven Lincoln-Douglas debates in took place during a Senate race yet came to define national political issues and made Lincoln a rising star.

Menu. While the debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas are undoubtedly the most celebrated in American history, they may also be the most consequential as well. For the issues so fiercely debated in were about various interrelated aspects of one momentous, nation-threatening 3/5(1).

Aug 28,  · Important as they are, the Lincoln-Douglas debates have long since ceased to be self-explanatory. This edition is the first to provide a text founded on all known records, rather than following one or another of the partisan and sometimes widely-varying newspaper accounts.

Political debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, in the celebrated campaign ofin Illinois; including the preceding. two great speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in by Michigan Historical Reprint Series and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ascensionproducers.com The seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of are among the most important statements in American political history, dramatic struggles over the issues that would tear apart the nation in the Civil War: the virtues of.

The Lincoln-Douglas debates of form part of American political folklore, reminding us how far the Republicans and Democrats of today have departed from the golden age.

Illinois voters in that late summer and early autumn were treated to homespun humor and moving eloquence along with a thorough discussion of important issues.Oct 13,  · What’s the story of the Lincoln-Douglas debates? Did Abraham Lincoln win or did Stephen Douglas? Where did the debates take place, and was slavery the key issue?

Why do .The series of seven "joint discussions," as they were first called, between U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas and Illinois Republican Party leader Abraham Lincoln were unprecedented.