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Lincoln-Douglas Debates (Jordan, 1991)


Winthrop D. Jordan, Miriam Greenblatt, and John S. Bowes, The Americans: A History (Evanston, Illinois: McDougal, Little & Company, 1991), 349.

Douglas won the senatorial election. His Freeport Doctrine cost him most of his support in the South, however. Many Southerners had considered the Dred Scott decision a major victory. Now they heard Douglas saying that settlers could easily get around it.
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