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Stephen A. Douglas and the dilemmas of democratic equality

Author: James L Huston
Publisher: Lanham, Md Rowman & Littlefield Publ. ©2007
Series: American profiles
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this engaging new biography, James L. Huston explores the political life of Stephen A. Douglas and his definition and promotion of the ideal of democratic equality. By placing Douglas in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
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History
Biography
Named Person: Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas; Stephen A Douglas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L Huston
ISBN: 0742534561 9780742534568
OCLC Number: 836278978
Description: XI, 221 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Creating Democracy, 1813-1840Chapter 2: Democracy, Commerce, and Manifest DestinyChapter 3: The Compromise of 1850Chapter 4: The Kansas-Nebraska Act and its Aftermath, 1851-1856Chapter 5: Popular Sovereignty Fails: The Lecompton Constitution Battle, 1857-1859Chapter 6: The Election of 1860Chapter 7: Secession and the Limits of Democracy, 1860-1861Essay on Sources
Series Title: American profiles
Responsibility: James L. Huston
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Students tend to think that Stephen A. Douglas is famous because he lost his debates with Abraham Lincoln in 1858. Of course he won those debates and was reelected as Senator from Illinois. Indeed, Read more...

 
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