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Stephen A. Douglas

A Study in American Politics

by Allen Johnson

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11880971M
    ISBN 101426486812
    ISBN 109781426486814

      Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1. FIRST JOINT DEBATE. Ottawa, Aug MR. DOUGLAS'S SPEECH. Ladies and Gentlemen: I appear before you to-day for the purpose of discussing the leading political topics which now agitate the public mind. By an arrangement between Mr. Lincoln and myself, we are present here to-day for the purpose of having a joint 3/5(1). An admirably thorough, eminently researched, rigorously fairminded, but essentially sympathetic political biography of Stephen A. Douglas, a Little Giant during his time and now widely neglected, a figure long vitiated by the historical failure of the pragmatism he espoused and obscured by the dominating personality and success of his principal rival, Abraham Lincoln.

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Born in Vermont, Douglas migrated westward, eventually settling in Illinois where he rapidly transition from law to politics. Johannsen charts a rise that can only be described as meteoric, /5.

Stephen A. Douglas, in full Stephen Arnold Douglas, (born ApBrandon, 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).

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Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - The road to presidency: For about five years Lincoln took little part in politics, and then a new sectional crisis gave him a chance to reemerge and rise to statesmanship. In his political rival Stephen A. Douglas maneuvered through Congress a bill for reopening the entire Louisiana Purchase to slavery and allowing the settlers of Kansas.

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Book Description. Drawing on previously unexamined documents, this biography connects Stephen Douglas's development as an adolescent and young man to his identification with the Democratic Party, his constitutionalism, and his intimacy with crowds.

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New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Johannsen; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

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Stephen A. Douglas. AKA Stephen Arnold Douglas. US Senator, debated Lincoln. Birthplace: Brandon, VT Location of death: Chicago, IL Cause of death: Pneumonia Remains: Buried.

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