Stephen douglas

Stephen Douglas

  • Stephen Douglas is Born

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    Stephen Douglas

  • Douglas Enrolls at Canandaigua Academy

  • Douglas Becomes a Member of the Illinois State Legislature

  • Douglas is Elected to Congress

  • Douglas Joins the U.S. Senate

  • Douglas and Clay Draft the Compromise of 1850

  • Douglas Attempts to Run for Presidency

  • Lincoln Loses First of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates on Slavery

  • Lincoln Declares Slavery a Moral Wrong in the Sixth Lincoln-Douglas Debate

  • The Slave Debate Comes to a Head at the Seventh and Final Lincoln-Douglas Debate

  • Abraham Lincoln Elected 16th President of the United States

  • Douglas Dies from Typhoid Fever