Post Civil War Election!
Stephan A. Douglass and Abraham Lincoln
Abby: Who was Stephan Douglass?
He doesn't get into Congress, so after many years he becomes the President of the Democratic Party. Soon after, he runs against Lincoln for President, but is defeated. Douglass dies on June 3rd, 1861 and was buried in Chicago.
Abby: Politics and Significance
Stephan also was the brains behind the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, and he helped Henry Clay out with the Compromise of 1850.
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