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EmmaH

  • 3 years ago

i know this isnt history but i really really need help explain Senator Stephen Douglas’ attempts at securing a bid for the Presidency. Be sure to include specific examples, as well as background information regarding Douglas’ career.

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  1. Fox375
    • 3 years ago
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    He was the candidate of a splintered Democratic Party in the 1860 election, which featured four candidates: Douglas, Lincoln, John Breckenridge, and John Bell Douglas spoke out against secession during the 1860 campaign Lincoln won the election, and Douglas tried to find some compromise to prevent the southern states from seceding When war broke out, Douglas threw his support behind Lincoln's efforts to run the shattered country Douglas contracted typhoid fever and died June 3, 1861, just as the Civil War was beginning Though he is generally remembered today for having debated Lincoln, for most of their own lifetimes Douglas was by far the better known of the two men

  2. Hero
    • 3 years ago
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    Research on the internet to find the information you need.

  3. Fox375
    • 3 years ago
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    1+1+1+1=5

  4. EmmaH
    • 3 years ago
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    that was copied and pasted i already kno that i have been researching for hours i need just a moe info

  5. poopsiedoodle
    • 3 years ago
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    erm... it doesn't have to be history... this is biology e_o

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