Lincoln and Douglas : the debates that defined America /

What carried this one-term congressman from obscurity to fame was his Senate campaign against the country's most formidable politician, Stephen A. Douglas, in the summer and fall of 1858. Lincoln challenged Douglas directly in one of his greatest speeches--"A house divided against itself c...

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Main Author: Guelzo, Allen C.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edition:1st Simon & Schuster harcover ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: From Lincoln and Douglas to Nixon and Kennedy
  • 1. The Least Man I Ever Saw
  • 2. Take Care of Your Old Whigs
  • 3. A David Greater Than Goliath
  • 4. For God's Sake, Linder, Come Up
  • 5. In the Face of the Nation
  • 6. The Same Tyrannical Principle
  • Epilogue: One Supreme Issue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Illustration Credits

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