Letter of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, in explanation of the Nebraska and Kansas Territorial Bill by Douglas, Stephen Arnold

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Published by R. Armstrong in Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kansas-Nebraska bill,
  • Slavery,
  • Speeches in Congress

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Other titlesSpeech of Hon. Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia on the report of the Kansas investigating committee, in the case of Reeder against Whitfield.
StatementStephen A. Douglas. Speech of Hon. Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia on the report of the Kansas investigating committee, in the case of Reeder against Whitfield / Alexander H. Stephens
ContributionsStephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26473200M
OCLC/WorldCa28716038

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Douglas, in explanation of the Nebraska and Kansas Territorial Bill / (Washington: R. Armstrong, ), also by Alexander Hamilton Stephens (page images at HathiTrust). MALIN: HODDER'S "STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS" The Kansas-Nebraska act was a turning point in the life of Douglas and in the history of the United States.

It brought on the Kansas struggle; that issue enabled the Republican party to secure control of the government, and that event precipitated the war. vilification of Stephen A. Douglas, initiated by the extre­ mists among the antislavery and abolition elements in the free states, the motives of Douglas in securing the en­ actment of the Nebraska-Kansas Bill have been confused.

Douglas himself was reputed to be a man destitute of moral. Leading Southern senators had met with Douglas, and had insisted on popular sovereignty as a condition for their support of the bill. Douglas's first bill had only enacted it to a limited extent, by providing that Nebraska and Kansas could enter the Union free or slave as the residents might decide; but the Southerners insisted, and Douglas.

Remarks of Messrs. Grow, Quitman, and T.L. Harris, on the Missouri Compromise, and the responsibility for the organization of the House, delivered January 18 -- Speech of Hon. Douglas, of Illinois, on Kansas territorial affairs (Delivered in the Senate United States, Ma ) -- Kansas territory: Report (Rep.

Com. The climax of Douglas’s theory was reached in the Kansas-Nebraska Act (), which substituted local options toward slavery in the Kansas and Nebraska territories for that of congressional mandate, thus repealing the Missouri Compromise of The act’s passage was a triumph for Douglas, although he was bitterly condemned and vilified by antislavery forces.

The life of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas Painted by Charles Loring Elliott inthis portrait shows Illinois Supreme Court Justice Stephen A. Douglas as he appeared when he arrived in Quincy on. Author of Letter of Hon.

Stephen A. Douglas by Congress with slavery in the territories, Popular sovereignty in the territories, Speech of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas on the "Measures of adjustment,", A brief treatise upon constitutional and party questions, Speech of Senator Douglas, Speech of Hon.

Douglas, of Illinois, in the Senate, Januon the Nebraska Territory, Speech of Senator S.A. The author of the bill—officially called “An Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas”—was Senator Stephen A.

Douglas of Illinois, eclipsed in history by his rival Lincoln. Douglas, Stephen Arnold () Pamphlet. Title: Remarks of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, on Kansas, Utah, and the Dred Scott decision. Delivered at Springfield, Illinois, June 12th, Printed at the Daily Times Book and Job Office.

Douglas, Stephen Arnold () Remarks of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, on Kansas, Utah, and the Dred Scott decision. Delivered at Springfield, Illinois, June 12th, High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, Stephen A.

Douglas “Saturday, Septemwas the biggest day in the history of Charleston, that quiet little county seat amid the cornfields of eastern Illinois. It was the day that Abraham Lincoln met Senator Stephen Arnold Douglas in Read more ›.

InDouglas proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Douglas hoped that this act would lead to the creation of a transcontinental railroad and settle the differences between the North and the South.

Under this bill, Douglas called for the creation of the Nebraska Territory. Accepted by Stephen A. Douglas and the democratic party ; Embodied in the Kansas-Nebraska bill --XVIII.: President Pierce's position ; Letter from Hon.

Jefferson Davis ; Free soldiers' address --XIX.: ; Chase's amendment --XXI.: Montgomery Blair's letter to Mr. Secretary Welles ; Letters from Hon. Robert L. Wilson and Thos. McCreery. Douglas, Stephen.

"Letter in Reply to the Editor of the State Capitol Reporter, Concord, N.H." 5: Douglas, Stephen. "Remarks Upon the Resolution Declaring the Compromise Measures to be a Definitive Adjustment of all Questions Growing Out of Domestic Slavery.

Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Decem " 6. The political events of are justifiably legendary in Illinois. The year began with Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas sponsoring legislation that, once passed, repealed the antislavery provisions of the Missouri Compromise; it concluded with the emergence of his great rival, Abraham Lincoln, who battled Douglas that fall throughout central Illinois in service of the antislavery cause.

Speech Of Hon. S.A. Douglas, Of Illinois, On Kansas Territorial Affairs Letter Of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, In Explanation Of The Nebraska and Kansas Territorial Bill. DOUGLAS, Stephen Arnold, a Representative and a Senator from Illinois; born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vt., Ap ; educated in the common schools and completed preparatory studies in Brandon Academy; learned the cabinetmaker’s trade; moved to a farm near Clifton Springs, N.Y.; entered Canandaigua Academy in and studied law; moved to Cleveland, Ohio, inand finally.

McConnell, "Recollections of Stephen A. Douglas," 48–49; Illinois State Register (Springfield), November 2, For an excellent analysis of Douglas's decision to introduce the Nebraska bill and eventually to repeal the Missouri Compromise explicitly, see Johannsen, Douglas, – The House Divided Speech was an address given by Abraham Lincoln, later President of the United States, on Jat what was then the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, after he had accepted the Illinois Republican Party's nomination as that state's US nomination of Lincoln was the final item of business at the convention, which then broke for dinner, meeting again at.

Sen. Stephen A. Douglas describes how and why he got this act passed through Congress and what it represents. Like us on Facebook: THE KANSAS-NEBRASKA BILL, speech at Chicago, Octo Frederick Douglass' Paper, Novem Friends and Fellow Citizens: A great national question, a question of transcendent importance—one upon which the public mind is deeply moved, and not my humble name—has assembled this multitude of eager listeners in Metropolitan Hall this evening.

Mr. Douglas replied to this second letter of Mr. Lincoln, designating the time and places of the debate as they follow: he found it no longer possible to pass in silence the charge of Mr.

Lincoln that he had "left a niche in the Nebraska bill to receive the Dred Scott decision," which declared in effect, that a territorial legislature could. With the publication ofThe Letters of Stephen A. Douglas, edited by Robert W. Johannsen (Urbana, ), almost all known Douglas letters were made available to scholars in convenient, carefully annotated form.

Correspondingly, the scholar's best opportunity for uncovering new and useful material now lies in a study of letters to and about. The telegraph brings us the sad news that STEPHEN A.

DOUGLAS is no more. Oregon, New-Mexico, Utah, Kansas, Nebraska and Washington, and also the bills for the admission into the Union of Iowa. That was the origin of the Nebraska bill." As he said this, Lincoln looked the picture of good nature and patience.

As Douglas concluded, the smile which lurked in the corners of Lincoln's mouth parted his lips, and he replied, "Well, then, I think it is a great honor to Judge Douglas that he was the first man to discover that fact.".

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Stephen A. Douglas (Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), In the Name of the People: Speeches and Writings of Lincoln and Douglas in the Ohio Campaign of (Columbus: Pub.

for the Ohio Historical Society by the. There's evidence that Douglas's proposal for popular sovereignty in the Kansas-Nebraska Act had another, more corrupt, agenda. Douglas was a fan of expanding the rail system in the U.S.

In particular, he was a fan of having a transcontinental railroad pass. Stephen A. Douglas () was a U.S. politician, leader of the Democratic Party, and orator who espoused the cause of popular sovereignty in relation to the issue of slavery in the.

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Seventh Joint Debate Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas Alton, Illinois, Octo Excerpted from ", Founders' Library: Seventh Joint Debate; Speeches at Alton, Octo ". Douglas’s Speech.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: It is now nearly four months since the canvass between Mr. Lincoln and myself commenced. William Henry Seward ( – Octo ) was United States Secretary of State from toand earlier served as governor of New York and as a United States Senator.A determined opponent of the spread of slavery in the years leading up to the American Civil War, he was a prominent figure in the Republican Party in its formative years, and was praised for his work on.

Abraham Lincoln Stephan A. Douglas Edward Everett Lyman Trumbull Richard Yates When Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas introduced congressional legislation in January that became the Kansas-Nebraska Act, he inadvertently sowed the seeds of his own political demise.

His downfall was Read more ›. Hodder's interest in Stephen A. Douglas is found in a book review of W. Brown, Stephen Arnold Douglas (). [20] About this time he planned a biography of Douglas. For various reasons the book was not written, but two phases of his research on the problem have been published.

Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum (–61). The author of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of was Stephen Douglas, a United States senator from until his death. He also gained national fame from a series of debates with Abraham Lincoln. Stephen Arnold Douglas was born on Apat Brandon, Vermont.

Lincoln, the spiritual, and Douglas, the material. Stephen Douglas was born in Brandon Vermont on April23, He moved west in eventually arriving in Jacksonville, Illinois with only a dollar in his pocket Already a devoted Democrat, Douglas began his. Johannsen, Robert W: Book Stephen A Douglas, by R W Johannsen, revd by R N Current; Douglas por.Senator Stephen Douglas accomplished a bunch of noteworthy things during his life, but he's especially uber-famous for two of them: his campaign debates with some guy named Abraham Lincoln, and writing the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

Yep: you don't debate Honest Abe without getting a mention in .

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