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Speech of Mr. Douglas, of Illinois, on the territorial question

delivered in Senate of the United States, March 13 and 14, 1850

by Stephen A. Douglas

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Published by Printed by J.T. Towers in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Extension to the territories,
  • Speeches in Congress,
  • Slavery,
  • Compromise of 1850

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF390 .D68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25174346M
    OCLC/WorldCa4125010

    Stephen A. Douglas, in full Stephen Arnold Douglas, (born Ap , Brandon, Vermont, U.S.—died June 3, , Chicago, Illinois), American politician, leader of the Democratic Party, and orator who espoused the cause of popular sovereignty in relation to the issue of slavery in the territories before the American Civil War (–65). He was reelected senator from Illinois in The speech was aimed at Senator Stephen A. Douglas and any Republicans who might think of supporting Douglas. Douglas was not present. Source: Neely, Mark E. Jr. The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia. New York: Da Capo Press, Inc. Illinois Republican State Convention, Springfield, Illinois J Mr. President and Gentlemen of the.

    Document A: Douglas’s Speech (Modified) In , Abraham Lincoln ran against Stephen A. Douglas for a seat in the U.S. Senate. The two engaged in a series of seven public debates, which attracted national attention. Although Lincoln lost the election, he became widely known for his views on slavery.   Lincoln’s now-famous “house divided” line, which is drawn from the Bible, was actually part of a campaign speech he delivered at the Illinois Republican State Convention.

    The House Divided Speech was an address given by Abraham Lincoln, later President of the United States, on J , at what was then the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, after he had accepted the Illinois Republican Party's nomination as that state's US nomination of Lincoln was the final item of business at the convention, which then broke for dinner, meeting again at. In his speech last autumn, at Columbus, Ohio, as reported in "The New-York Times," Senator Douglas said: "Our fathers, when they framed the Government under which we live, understood this question just as well, and even better, than we do now." I fully indorse this, and I adopt it as a text for this discourse.


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