lincoln douglas debate notes

lincoln douglas debate notes - Comm230 Lincoln Douglas...

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Comm230 Lincoln Douglas Debate notes 3/9/10 Comes from Abraham Lincoln They are valiarized because people traveled the distances to participate in the debates between Stephen douglas and Lincoln o 3 hr debates o These debates became sort of a spectacle o There were food vendors and acts on the side o It was more of a communal gathering Wasn’t the first time candidates debated but it was also a time when people were engaged by a lot of different topics Debates were back and forth between candidates with time limits Different from parliamentary debates because those were based off Lincoln douglas debates rely on issues that are solely based on claims of value Value calism are important because they dictate what issues we debate Debates o Cross examination time given o Affirmative constructive 1 st speech 5 minutes Construct main arguments in defense of topic Give a statement of position 2-3 main points in defense of that position
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o 3 minute cross examination period to ask questions about information
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course COMM 230 taught by Professor Underhill during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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