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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates [NOOK Book]

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Complete texts for all 7 debates between the incumbent Democratic senator from Illinois and the 1858 nominee of the infant Republican party. Paving the way for modern debates between political candidates, the events brought Lincoln (who lost the election) to national prominence and helped propel him to the presidency in 1860.
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

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Overview


Complete texts for all 7 debates between the incumbent Democratic senator from Illinois and the 1858 nominee of the infant Republican party. Paving the way for modern debates between political candidates, the events brought Lincoln (who lost the election) to national prominence and helped propel him to the presidency in 1860.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486145617
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 7/16/2012
  • Series: Civil War
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,075,748
  • File size: 745 KB

Meet the Author

Rodney O. Davis and Douglas L. Wilson are codirectors of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College, in Galesburg, Illinois, and the coeditors of Herndon's Lincoln and Herndon's Informants.

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Table of Contents

Preface

General Introduction

Textual Introduction

Ottawa, August 21, 1858 1

Freeport, August 27, 1858 43

Jonesboro, September 15, 1858 83

Charleston, September 18, 1858 127

Galesburg, October 7, 1858 173

Quincy, October 13, 1858 211

Alton, October 15, 1858 251

Acknowledgments 295

Textual Annotation 297

Glossary: Persons, Issues, and Events 319

Index 335

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