The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Including the text of the seven debates of 1858 between Lincoln and Douglas, Douglas's Chicago speech, and Lincoln's "House Divided" speech.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195009217
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/28/1965
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Robert W. Johannsen is J. G. Randall Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Illinois. He is the author of Stephen A. Douglas (OUP, 1973; Francis Parkman Prize); To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination (OUP, 1985); The Frontier, the Union,
and Stephen A. Douglas; and Lincoln, the South, and Slavery: The Political Dimension.
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Table of Contents


Introduction to the Anniversary Edition


Introduction


Speech of Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, June 16, 1858


Speech of Stephen A. Douglas, Chicago, July 9, 1858


First Joint Debate, Ottawa, August 21, 1858


Second Joint Debate, Freeport, August 27, 1858


Third Joint Debate, Jonesboro, September 15, 1858


Fourth Joint Debate, Charleston, September 18, 1858


Fifth Joint Debate, Galesburg, October 7, 1858


Sixth Joint Debate, Quincy, October 13, 1858


Seventh Joint Debate, Alton, October 15, 1858


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