Stephen A. Douglas

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The Florida Times-Union
Thursday Letters: Free speech for me — but not for theeCrowder, Jacksonville A letter writer indicts Abraham Lincoln for racist comme
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
Crowder, Jacksonville A letter writer indicts Abraham Lincoln for racist comments he made during his great debate with Stephen A. Douglas in 1858. I don’t dispute the quote. But I do believe we should try to understand the tenor of the times.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Election of 1860 (and 2020?completely. The Northern Democrats (until that time, the Democratic Party had b
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
completely. The Northern Democrats (until that time, the Democratic Party had been THE party of slavery) were led by Sen. Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois (he of the famous "Lincoln-Douglas debates" of 1858). They held that slavery could be allowed... Read more

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