The Resource The Lincoln-Douglas debates, (ebook)

The Lincoln-Douglas debates, (ebook)

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The Lincoln-Douglas debates
Title
The Lincoln-Douglas debates
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eng
Summary
One of the most significant and far-reaching events in U. S. history, the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 sharpened and brought to a head a number of crucial questions concerning slavery, states' rights, the legal status of blacks, and the effects of the Dred Scott decision. The debates were held as part of the campaign for the Illinois senatorial seat, pitting the two-term incumbent, Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, against the lesser-known Abraham Lincoln, a successful lawyer and former state politician who was the Republican candidate. Paving the way for modern discussions between political candidates, the Lincoln-Douglas debates fascinated nineteenth-century America and catapulted Lincoln into the spotlight. Although he lost the race to Douglas, the stature and recognition Lincoln gained during the exchanges helped propel him to the presidency in 1860, just two years later. This volume features rousing speeches by each candidate and the rejoinders and replies
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Midwest
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Guelzo, Allen C
Dewey number
973.6/8
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858
  • United States
  • Illinois
Target audience
adult
Label
The Lincoln-Douglas debates, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486833385
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12199181
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remote
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12199181
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MWT12199181
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Lincoln-Douglas debates, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486833385
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12199181
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12199181
System control number
MWT12199181
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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