Speech of Senator S.A. Douglas, of Illinois, on the state of the Union

delivered in the Senate of the United States, January 3, 1861
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Secession, Dismemberment of nations, United States -- Politics and government -- 1857
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Douglas, of Illinois, on Kansas Territorial Affairs: Delivered in the Senate United States, Ma Mr. President Iwill ask the indulgence of the Senate for such length of time as the subject may require, provided my strength do not fail me, while I submit some views in vindication of the majority report, and in answer to that of the minority, of the Author: Stephen Arnold Douglas.

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The Washington Union pretending to be the organ of the Administration, in the number of the 5th of this month, devotes three columns and a half to establish these propositions: First, that Douglas, in his Freeport speech, held the same doctrine that he did in his Nebraska bill in ; second, that in Douglas justified the Nebraska bill.

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The speech was aimed at Senator Stephen A. Douglas and any Republicans who might think of supporting Douglas. Douglas was not present. Source: Neely, Mark E. The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia.

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Com. No Pages: The House Divided Speech was an address given by Abraham Lincoln, later President of the United States, on Jat what was then the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, after he had accepted the Illinois Republican Party's nomination as that state's US nomination of Lincoln was the final item of business at the convention, which then broke for dinner, meeting again at.

On Friday, former President Barack Obama accepted the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government at the University of Illinois.

Obama’s remarks provided the first taste of Author: Olivia Paschal. Political debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, in the celebrated campaign ofin Illinois: including the preceding speeches of each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.: also, the two great speeches of Mr.

Lincoln in Ohio, inas carefully prepared by the reporters of each party, and published at the times of their delivery by Abraham Lincoln (). ; Harriet Beecher Stowe- a white northerner who had never set foot on a plantation- made the south's slaves into flesh-and-blood human being almost more than real life; Stowe despised slave catchers and water to expose the sin of slavery; published this book and it became a blockbuster hit, sellingcopies in the first year and more than 2 million copies within 10 years; so.

In Allan Nevins published the second volume of Ordeal of the Union, which included his scathing indictment of Stephen A. Douglas's willingness to repeal the antislavery provisions of the Missouri especially condemned Douglas's "attitude toward free-soil opinion," which he called "curiously blind and callous, a mixture of incomprehension and indifference."Author: Graham A.

Peck. A number of prominent citizens of New-Orleans on the 12th inst. addressed a note to Senator DOUGLAS asking him to deliver a speech in that city "on the present condition of the affairs of our.

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Lincoln and Joseph Smith were in the Illinois State Capital at the same time from November 4 to 8,and from Decemto January 6, Although there is no evidence that the two men had any personal contact, they were probably aware of each other’s presence in the city and had the opportunity to meet in person if either desired to do so.

A House Divided Speech at the Illinois State Capitol. delivered 16 JuneIllinois State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois. Off-Site C-SPAN Video of Fritz Klein Re-Enactment.

with Senator Douglas's "don't care" policy, constitute a major piece of machinery, in its present state of advancement. And this was the third point gained. Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, – September 7, ) was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate Minority Leader from tohe played a highly visible and key role in the politics of the s.

He helped write and pass the Civil Rights Act of Education: University of Minnesota. While abolitionists condemned Illinois' codified system of white supremacy as more befitting a slave state, the Chicago Times, a Democratic newspaper that firmly advocated Stephen A.

Douglas's bid for reelection to the U.S. Senate intook pride that Illinois was "known all over the Union as a State where white people are absolute and Author: Matthew Norman.

Herndon remarked, "when I saw Senator Douglas making such headway against Mr. Lincoln's house divided speech I was nettled & irritable, and said to Mr. Lincoln one day this -- 'Mr. Lincoln -- why in the world do you not say to Mr. Douglas, when he is making capitol out of your speech, -- 'Douglas why whine and complain to me because of that speech.

So that was a heck of a thing. But now go back to Cooper Union. Lincoln’s ability to command votes in the east comes in part from his resume in Illinois and his Lincoln-Douglas debates, but also from the effect of these speeches, especially the Cooper Union speech.

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One’s a senator from New York. The other represents Illinois. A full year before the national convention, the New Yorker enjoyed a commanding — almost too comfortable — lead. The party, too, was ascendant, in large part because the opposition was collapsing under the weight of an unpopular president.

The senator from Illinois, Stephen A. Douglas supported the right to have Territory citizens vote on the slavery issue before the territory became a State.

He was the prime fore behind the Kansas. Wilson would give five more State of the Union addresses, but was unable to do so in his final two years, after a debilitating stroke.

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Douglas (page images at HathiTrust). Peoria, IllinoisThe repeal of the Missouri Compromise, and the propriety of its restoration, constitute the subject of what I am about to I desire to present my own connected view of this subject, my remarks will not be, specifically, an answer to Judge Douglas; yet, as I proceed, the main points he has presented will arise, and will receive such respectful attention as I may be able to.

Allen C. Guelzo, Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America (New York: Simon & Schuster, ), Body Summary: But instead of congratulating Lincoln for rebuking Greeley and catching the Douglasites off-guard, the reactions of the Illinois Republican leadership to the House Divided speech ranged from unease to irritation.

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