Lincoln vs Douglas

Live Debate

Live Debate at Ellington Auditorium

Two young competitors fight for the seat in Senate! Watch one of the seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas as they discuss political matters, such as slavery and the different opinions separating the country. Watch history unfold right before your eyes!

Agenda

  • 3:00 pm - Light refreshments and seating
  • 3:30 pm - Opening statement > Lincoln
  • 4:30 pm - Opening statement > Douglas
  • 6:00 pm - Intermission
  • 6:15 pm - Closing statement > Lincoln
  • 7:15 pm - Closing statement > Douglas

Quotes ...

"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it." - Abraham Lincoln



"There are only two sides to this question. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war; only patriots and traitors." - Stephen Douglas