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Douglas, Stephen Arnold (1813-1861) Speech of Hon. S. A. Douglas, of Illinois, in the Senate, January 30, 1854, on the Nebraska Territory.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.379 Author/Creator: Douglas, Stephen Arnold (1813-1861) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1854 Pagination: 1 v. : 14 p. ; 22.4 x 14.6 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.379 Author/Creator: Douglas, Stephen Arnold (1813-1861) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1854 Pagination: 1 v. : 14 p. ; 22.4 x 14.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed at the Sentinel Office. Disbound; original yellow cover visible on spine. "Is not the question involved the simple one, whether the people of the Territories shall be allowed to do as they please upon the question of slavery, subject only to the limitations of the Constitution? That is all the bill provides; and it does so in clear, explicit, and unequivocal terms."

People: Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: LawUS ConstitutionAfrican American HistorySlaveryWestward ExpansionMissouri CompromiseGovernment and CivicsCongress

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