To see details on the word
Lincoln-Douglas debates
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Lincoln-Douglas debates

Who won the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  a series of seven debates largely on the topic of slavery between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas in 1858 — remembered partially for their eloquence
 Mark word for later review on this computer
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
  • Who won the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Part of Lincoln’s achievement in the Lincoln-Douglas debates was to taunt Douglas into statements that made him absolutely unpalatable to free-soil Republicans.
    Richard Hofstadter  --  Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   Lincoln-Douglas debates , Nat Turner’s Rebellion [5] , Fugitive Slave Law [6] , Compromise of 1850 [7] , Missouri Compromise [7]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Logic & Reasoning
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading