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Compare and contrast the political attitudes toward slavery of Stephen A. Douglas with those of Abraham Lincoln. What were the results of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates?

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Compare and contrast the political attitudes toward slavery of Stephen A. Douglas with those of Abraham Lincoln. What were the results of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates?

Douglas had a state sovereignty attitude toward slavery wherein he stumped his political speeches for president on his ideology that strict adherence to the constitution should be employed when considering the issue of ...

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Lincoln-Douglas Debates and Lincoln's Address at Sanitary Fair

Please read the following:

-Pages 261 to 265, The Lincoln- Douglas Debates (1858) at the following link:

http://mark.levengood.people.cpcc.edu/HIS131/FonerDocs1/FonerCh13_HouseDivided.pdf

-Abraham Lincoln, Address at Sanitary Fair Baltimore (1864) at:

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/address-at-a-sanitary-fair/

And respond to the question:

Consider as well the Lincoln-Douglas Debates along with Lincoln's Address at Sanitary Fair, Baltimore. How does Lincoln reject Douglas' definition of freedom with his words in both documents? Has Lincoln changed any of his views in regard to race by 1864?

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