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Sharon Ng Professor Skrentny, TA Megan Strom DOC 2 – C06 1 February 2011 Assignment #5 Discussion Question Lincoln-Douglas Debates: Alton, Illinois (1858) 1. In the debate, Lincoln points out that slavery is evil and that the African Americans are being deprived the right to strive as men due to their exclusion from the Declaration of Independence.
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Unformatted text preview: Douglas, on the other hand, argues that it is reasonable for slavery to exist because he championed popular sovereignty and supported white superiority. Would you side with Lincoln or Douglas on the position of slavery? Why?...
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