The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text

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The abbreviation A.L. represents Abraham Lincoln
Abolition Party, 47, 146, 173, 212
and dissolution of the Union, 57–58
in Illinois, 219–23
negro equality in Declaration, 337–38
platform on slavery, 48–51
abolitionism, 42
A.L. charged with, 21–22, 142, 207, 244, 269, 273, 342
dividing the two political parties, 140–42
in Kansas, 331
and negro citizenship, 55
and new Republican Party, 116–21
platform, 112, 114
and old Whig Party, 159
against Slave States, 180
abolitionists, 47–48, 80, 115, 147, 181, 320, 326, 361
and Compromise measures of 1850, 216, 298
Declaration of Independence and racial equality issue, 151, 245, 299–300
Douglas denial of being, 363
and Dred Scott case, 212–13, 296
and Whig and Democratic parties, 217
See also Chase, Salmon P.; Giddings, Joshua R.; Lovejoy, Owen
Adams, John, 208
Alabama, 181
Allen, Naman, 165–66
Alton debate (Oct. 15), 3, 17, 35–36, 321–74
assessment of, 323–24
setting, attendance, candidates’ appearance, 321–22
American Tract Society, 355
Angle, Paul M., 31
Arizona Territory, 178
Arnold, Isaac N., 16
Ashmun resolutions, 230, 364
Baker, Jehu, 222, 246, 253
Baker, John, 144
Bank. See United States Bank
Banks, Nathaniel P., 222
Beveridge, Albert J., 30
Bigler, William, 192–93, 199, 206
Binmore, Henry, 10–12
Bissell, Governor, 148

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