Stephen A. Douglas

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Salon.com
Former Clinton aide Blumenthal now Lincoln biographerof Burlingame among others, sees it as directed against a fellow Illinois polit
Former Clinton aide Blumenthal now Lincoln biographer
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
of Burlingame among others, sees it as directed against a fellow Illinois politician who became his longtime rival, Stephen A. Douglas. “It’s a brilliant idea on Wilson’s part, but it’s a myth,” he says. “Lincoln speaks against mob... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
County museum offers trek through yesteryearestate “Behemiana.” The mansion was built in 1857, just the year before the his
County museum offers trek through yesteryear
The Journal-Standard / Posted 18 days ago
estate “Behemiana.” The mansion was built in 1857, just the year before the historic debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas took place in Freeport. Douglas’ answer to Lincoln’s loaded question at that Debate is credited by... Read more
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Quartz
Can Donald Trump really win the White House?Ted Cruz took it from him. Think of 1860!” That year’s presidential election s
Can Donald Trump really win the White House?
Quartz / Posted 27 days ago
Ted Cruz took it from him. Think of 1860!” That year’s presidential election saw Abraham Lincoln win by a slim margin over Stephen A. Douglas and John C. Breckinridge, both Democrats, who arguably lost votes to Constitutional Party candidate John... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Party of Lincoln in the Time of Trumpcitizens should hold public office, under the slogan: “Americans Only Shall Gov
The Party of Lincoln in the Time of Trump
The Atlantic / Posted 1 months ago
citizens should hold public office, under the slogan: “Americans Only Shall Govern America.” As nativism spread, Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois, Lincoln’s constant rival, proposed his Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 to repeal the Missouri... Read more

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