The Lincoln-Douglas Debates and Lincoln’s Election

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The Lincoln-Douglas debates was a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held in 1858 when both men were running for the United States Senate in Illinois. Douglas was the incumbent seeking a third term as Senator. (Lincoln had been elected to the House of Representatives in 1846, the same year Douglas was first elected Senator.) Continue reading “The Lincoln-Douglas Debates and Lincoln’s Election”

Why I Support the American Solidarity Party

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the American Solidarity Party (ASP). It’s pretty new and just starting to establish itself across the United States. It’s a party of principles, as are many of the smaller political parties in our nation. Continue reading “Why I Support the American Solidarity Party”