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  The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858
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ContributorThomas Walker 
Last EditedThomas Walker  Feb 08, 2006 03:52pm
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News DateWednesday, February 8, 2006 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionText of all seven debates between Lincoln and Douglas.

The Lincoln-Douglas debates were a series of formal political debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in a campaign for one of Illinois' two United States Senate seats. Although Lincoln lost the election, these debates launched him into national prominence which eventually led to his election as President of the United States.
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