Making Sense of the American Civil War
Stephen Douglas

Stephen DouglasU.S. senator Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-1861), the foremost leader of the Democratic party in the decade preceding the Civil War, was Lincoln's political rival for the presidency. Although they differed when it came to the issue of slavery, Douglas struggled along with Lincoln to preserve the Union. (More)



"Stephen Arnold Douglas." Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 15 Nov. 2011.




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