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Foeman Worthy of his Steel

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38 pages32 minutes

Summary

Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his 1858 candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. This novel excerpt puts readers into the crowds during his first debate with Stephen Douglas and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning. This campaign catapulted Lincoln into the national spotlight.

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