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This series of debates between abraham lincoln and stephen a douglas communicates the eloquence, urgency, and immediacy of its historical moment. The lincoln-douglas debates made history and changed its course through seven legendary match-ups between abraham lincoln and stephen douglas. The lincoln-douglas debates were a series of formal political debates in 1858 between abraham lincoln and stephen a douglas, in a campaign for one of.
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