TITLE

Lincoln-Douglas Debate number 5, 1858

PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Lincoln-Douglas Debate Number 5, 1858;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents the text of the fifth debate between American political candidates Abraham Lincoln and Senator Stephen Douglas at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, in 1858. Douglas expresses his support of the Kansas-Nebraska bill, which would allow states to decide for themselves whether to be slave or free. Douglas discusses the issue of allowing states to belong to the United States while maintaining slavery. Social and political relations between Northern and Southern U.S. states are described. Douglas criticizes Lincoln's views and policies on slavery. Lincoln's response to Douglas includes comments on the civil rights of African Americans, and an explanation of his views on the abolition of slavery. Lincoln comments on the key issues of the Dred Scott Supreme Court case. Debate over Constitutional law is presented.
ACCESSION #
21212785

 

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