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  • LincolnDouglas Jonesboro Debate
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    Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the third in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois…

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  • LincolnDouglas Freeport Debate
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    Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the second in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois in the Senate.…

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  • LincolnDouglas Jonesboro Debate Review
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    Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro Debate Review

    Professors John Simon and Edna Greene Medford talked about the significance of this debate for both Lincoln and Douglas and the issues raised in it, such as slavery and states' rights.…

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  • LincolnDouglas Freeport Debate Review
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    Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Review

    Professors Juliet Walker and Stephen Oates discussed their impressions of this re-enactment. They also talked about the effects that the Freeport debate had on the career of Senator Douglas…

    331 views
  • LincolnDouglas Debates Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Debates Preview

    Professors Zarefsky and Medford spoke about the history of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and slavery in the U.S. during the third in a series of Lincoln-Douglas debate previews.

    101 views